South32 pulls out of meeting on Appin contactor conditions

South32 pulls out of meeting on Appin contactor conditions

South32's Illawarra Metallurgical Coal division recently made changes to contractor arrangements.

Investment

02 JULY 2020
South32 cuts contractors in COVID-19 crisis

South32 cuts contractors in COVID-19 crisis

The company cut 250 contractor jobs over the last two months.

Sustainability

23 JUNE 2020
IMC named NSW mine of the year

IMC named NSW mine of the year

IMC also spends around $160 million annually with about 400 local suppliers.

South32 chooses K2fly

South32 chooses K2fly

The software will be rolled out at 19 South32 locations.

Dendrobium longwall relocation overcomes mechanical and power outage hurdles

Dendrobium longwall relocation overcomes mechanical and power outage hurdles

Development is progressing in the main gate of Longwall 17.

South32 longwalls power on despite COVID-19

South32 longwalls power on despite COVID-19

Production and sales volumes from Australian operations largely unaffected to date by COVID-19.

Covid-19

12 MAY 2020
Water concerns raised by utility over Dendrobium project

Water concerns raised by utility over Dendrobium project

WaterNSW is concerned the company is underestimating the full extent of surface water losses.

Sustainability

28 APRIL 2020
Illawarra Met Coal operations prepares for three longwall configuration

Illawarra Met Coal operations prepares for three longwall configuration

Illawarra Metallurgical Coal saleable production increased 12,000 tonnes to 5.1Mt.

Appin, Dendrobium development investment curtailed by COVID-19

Appin, Dendrobium development investment curtailed by COVID-19

If revised downwards by 10% yearly spend would need to come to $166.5 million.

Covid-19

27 MARCH 2020
NSW mines innovating for safety and efficiency

NSW mines innovating for safety and efficiency

IMC implemented and enhanced the leading-edge control and automation operation of a longwall miner.

Innovation

02 MARCH 2020
Vale, South32 keen on RCubed

Vale, South32 keen on RCubed

Big miners show interest in K2fly's software.

Simulation / Optimisation

27 FEBRUARY 2020
Dendrobium expansion plan gets strong public support

Dendrobium expansion plan gets strong public support

Of the 720 submissions, 583 indicated they would support an expansion of the Dendrobium mine.

Development

27 FEBRUARY 2020