Hard rock continuous miner being trialed at Kanmantoo

HILLGROVE Resources has been handed $2 million cash from the South Australian government to trial Komatsu-developed underground mining technology at its future Kanmantoo mine.

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Komatsu and Hillgrove Resources have teamed up thanks to a South Australian state government grant to trial the new MC51 machine.

 

The Kanmantoo open cut ceased operations in 2019, however, operator Hillgrove is looking to transition the mine to an underground development.