Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Poor drainage blamed for Brumadinho failure

Heavy rain, poor drainage and a brittle wall structure cited as key factors in Brumadinho failure.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

16 DECEMBER 2019
Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Consultation sought on global tailings standard

Draft standard created in response to the January 25 tailings dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil.

Geomechanics / Ground ...

18 NOVEMBER 2019
BHP head back to Minas Gerais

BHP head back to Minas Gerais

BHP stumps up $64 million to get Germano mine restarted 4 years after tragedy that killed 19 people....

Logistics

05 NOVEMBER 2019
Miners getting wider EV choice

Miners getting wider EV choice

Three companies developing light electric vehicles for the mining market.

Fleet

29 OCTOBER 2019
K2fly signs Nexa for RCubed

K2fly signs Nexa for RCubed

Seen as a solution for NYSE-listed miners facing new compliance requirements in 2021.

Exploration

25 OCTOBER 2019
RCT technology rolled out in Brazil

RCT technology rolled out in Brazil

Tecwise is now authorised to sell RCT's technology in Brazil.

Supply chain management

20 AUGUST 2019
Shake it up

Shake it up

The challenge of screening wet ores a growing problem in the Pilbara.

Plant

05 AUGUST 2019
Knowing what the community is really thinking

Knowing what the community is really thinking

It can help miners work out where to deploy their resources for the best social licence outcomes.

Sustainability

31 JULY 2019
Lase zeroes in on Australian market move

Lase zeroes in on Australian market move

Aiming to break into the Australian mining market after success in South America.

Logistics

26 JULY 2019
Olympic Dam, Whaleback tailings dams pose extreme risk

Olympic Dam, Whaleback tailings dams pose extreme risk

BHP has set up a taskforce to concentrate on tailings dam management best practice.

BHP hit with Samarco claim in the UK

BHP hit with Samarco claim in the UK

According to reports claim seeks $7 billion.

Dam woes dog Vale

Dam woes dog Vale

There are 14 more Brazilian dams at risk of collapse says Vale.