Olympic Dam expansion guidelines released

Olympic Dam expansion guidelines released

Gives BHP targeted approach to its assessment activities for its proposed expansion.

Development

22 MAY 2020
BHP's seahorse

BHP's seahorse

David Upton on BHP's foray into the Albany-Fraser area.

Industry Comment

06 MAY 2020
Olympic Dam underground drone trial pays dividends

Olympic Dam underground drone trial pays dividends

Drone and LiDAR system brought improvements in scan data quality.

Technology / innovation

15 JANUARY 2020
Miners getting wider EV choice

Miners getting wider EV choice

Three companies developing light electric vehicles for the mining market.

Fleet

29 OCTOBER 2019
BHP iron ore output down for the quarter

BHP iron ore output down for the quarter

Maintenance cuts production for the quarter but provides solid future foundation.

Maintenance

17 OCTOBER 2019
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