Pursuit Minerals gets heritage green light

Pursuit Minerals gets heritage green light

Rig to be onsite and drilling next month.

Development

11 JUNE 2021
Underground loader falls down stope

Underground loader falls down stope

Driver miraculously escapes unscathed.

Sustainability

11 JUNE 2021
FWC turns down WorkPac unfair dismissal appeal

FWC turns down WorkPac unfair dismissal appeal

Workpac contended that Riordan erred in determining that the dismissals weren't cases of redundancy....

Sustainability

11 JUNE 2021
Diatreme locks in export route for Galalar

Diatreme locks in export route for Galalar

Silica sands demand heading towards global boom.

Fugitive gases harnessed for truck fleet

Fugitive gases harnessed for truck fleet

Longer term, Thiess and MES will seek to expand to full fleet conversion.

Innovation

10 JUNE 2021
Conveyor condition checker

Conveyor condition checker

Can warn miners of imminent belt failures or faults that could lead to that point.

Australian coal good for the environment

Australian coal good for the environment

Fewer tonnes of the higher SE Australian coal are required to turn out the same amount of heat.

Sustainability

10 JUNE 2021
Coal not pretty enough for the Southern Highlands

Coal not pretty enough for the Southern Highlands

Meanwhile, the government is saying: "we're desperate and we need your business".

Hogsback

10 JUNE 2021
Operator drills 2m from explosives

Operator drills 2m from explosives

The operator was unaware he was drilling inside the demarcated area.

Sustainability

10 JUNE 2021
Robostacker cometh

Robostacker cometh

Autonomous bucketwheel stacker-reclaimer and hybrid train loadout options on offer.

Logistics

10 JUNE 2021
Evolution goes semi-automatic at Red Lake

Evolution goes semi-automatic at Red Lake

Australia's RCT to transition underground fleet.

Fleet

10 JUNE 2021
Death at Daisy Complex

Death at Daisy Complex

WA Police and mines department are investigating.

Sustainability

10 JUNE 2021