Heap leach hope for Olympic Dam

Heap leach hope for Olympic Dam

Heap leach trial showing promise at Olympic Dam.

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.

A giant breakthrough

A giant breakthrough

Breakthrough could predict the location of the next Olympic Dam or Mount Isa.

Exploration

05 JUNE 2019
Clearing the air

Clearing the air

Australia lags on emissions on mine sites but some miners are taking matters into their own hands.

Fleet

31 MAY 2019
Scale matters, miners told

Scale matters, miners told

Making innovation happen a focus of the conference.

Innovation

23 MAY 2019
Pogo puts bounce in Swick's step

Pogo puts bounce in Swick's step

Eight-rig contract has SMS turning out first Gen II rigs in years.

Fleet

02 MAY 2019
Cyclone Veronica strikes again

Cyclone Veronica strikes again

Storm's fury leads reduced production and a unit cost increase.

Logistics

17 APRIL 2019
Mitchell drills it

Mitchell drills it

Extending Olympic Dam stay to 2020.

Fleet

28 MARCH 2019
Engaging the future workforce

Engaging the future workforce

How to get millennials to engage with the mining sector.

Sustainability

04 FEBRUARY 2019
BHP down but still up

BHP down but still up

Olympic Dam plant outage causes 21% drop in Australian copper production.

Plant

18 OCTOBER 2018
How radioactive was my mine site

How radioactive was my mine site

Researchers studying the radiological impacts of SA's uranium mines.

Sustainability

04 SEPTEMBER 2018
BHP trialling EVs at Olympic Dam for global rollout

BHP trialling EVs at Olympic Dam for global rollout

Vehicle based on the Toyota Landcruiser, but emissionless.

Fleet

28 JUNE 2018