Anglo pushes back met coal production forecast increases

Anglo pushes back met coal production forecast increases

The company has numerous debottlenecking and life extension opportunities in the medium-term.

Wongawilli soil remediation on track

Wongawilli soil remediation on track

Planning has also started to prepare a modification application to extend the Wongawilli mains.

Sustainability

11 NOV 2019
Underground coal laser scanner racking up users

Underground coal laser scanner racking up users

There are about 30 ExScans in use in Australia and several operating in China.

Underground plugger punches above its weight

Underground plugger punches above its weight

SafetySpear can catch drill rods left over from old operations.

Cutting edge grader launched

Cutting edge grader launched

Key features include four gears rather than three, giving greater flexibility on difficult ground.

Crushed ore bins under control at Cadia

Crushed ore bins under control at Cadia

Managing the levels of the crushed ore bins was problematic at Cadia in the past.

RCT and Northern Star in control

RCT and Northern Star in control

Underground loader at East Kundana mine in RCT trial.

Michelle Ash new head of Dassault Geovia

Michelle Ash new head of Dassault Geovia

Former Barrick Gold chief innovation officer now CEO of Geovia

Epiroc ups its automation ante

Epiroc ups its automation ante

Allows operators to handle several machines at once.

Perenti plans technology future

Perenti plans technology future

Not prepared to go into details on technology plans just yet.

Digitised network improves leaky feeder systems

Digitised network improves leaky feeder systems

Leaky feeder systems are an important part of keeping two-way communication channels available.

Fleet

04 SEP 2019
Orica's Delta Force

Orica's Delta Force

Company believes it is starting to win the battle of value over cost.

Innovation

22 AUG 2019
Preparing for blast off

Preparing for blast off

Company preparing for a world where autonomous drill and blast is the norm.

Innovation

21 AUG 2019
The digitalisation of Resolute

The digitalisation of Resolute

Gives the company data commonality and "one version of the truth".

Digital blasting creates new mining techniques

Digital blasting creates new mining techniques

Changing the way miners approach challenges underground.

OMS aims to help miners make better decisions

OMS aims to help miners make better decisions

Intergrates short interval control and closed-loop scheduling.

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