Hydrogen pilot for Yarwun

Hydrogen pilot for Yarwun

The end goal is for hydrogen exports from Gladstone by 2030.

Design / Build

24 AUGUST 2021
Price cut keeps Rio in NZ

Price cut keeps Rio in NZ

Negotiations are focused on cutting the high transmission costs the smelter pays to Transpower.

Power / Remote power

14 JANUARY 2021
Sumitomo writes down Bluewaters investment: IEFA

Sumitomo writes down Bluewaters investment: IEFA

The company announced its worst ever first half loss of -¥60 billion in early November.

Investment

24 NOVEMBER 2020
The fix is in

The fix is in

Can automatically analyse oil samples and generate work orders.

Maintenance

25 AUGUST 2020
Rio Tinto shutting NZAS

Rio Tinto shutting NZAS

About 1000 people directly employed at the smelter.

Underground automation leader reaps benefits

Underground automation leader reaps benefits

Northparkes has become a showcase for the benefits automation can offer.

Technology / innovation

06 JANUARY 2020
Testing times for Pilbara gold

Testing times for Pilbara gold

Eddy current separation technology might be the way to go at Egina, Novo says.

Technology / innovation

18 SEPTEMBER 2019
Forrestania nickel for Japan

Forrestania nickel for Japan

Sumitomo to buy nickel from Western Areas' Forrestania mine.

Logistics

22 JULY 2019
Making the grade in Bolivia

Making the grade in Bolivia

Grade Engineering could add more than $450 million profit to Bolivian mine.

Northparkes wants workers

Northparkes wants workers

Superintendents, mechanical engineers and construction supervisors high on the list.

Development

06 FEBRUARY 2019
Northparkes adding another block cave

Northparkes adding another block cave

Expects to reap 40Mt of ore over 10 years.

Development

09 JANUARY 2019
Robe goes smaller to get bigger

Robe goes smaller to get bigger

Clearing more but development envelope smaller.

Development

11 JULY 2018