News Analysis

 Federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek has approved Ensham's underground coal mine extension.

Plibersek launches federal EPA

Delays key parts of 'fundamental reform' under Nature Positive Act

16 April 2024

Komatsu Mining & Crushing Systems (Australasia) director Matt Langbridge. Photo courtesy of Komatsu

Komatsu director on the changing face of underground coal

A shift to underground mining is expected as existing surface mining strip ratios increase

12 April 2024

The Atlas of Australian Mine Waste. Image courtesy Geoscience Australia

Why mine when there's so much waste to ply?

There are other ways to find and mine valuable metals

11 April 2024

Things are much brighter at Metarock with its turnaround entering the final phase. Photo courtesy Metarock

Plan to get Metarock rocking again in final phase

Underground mining contractor preparing for organic growth and maybe M&A

10 April 2024

An illustration of what the Ecohoist system would look like at the surface. Image courtesy Ecohoist

ABB and Ecohoist in hoist collaboration

MoU struck to advance low capital cost hoisting technology

05 April 2024

Coolplanet chairman Norman Crowley. Photo courtesy Coolplanet

How to decarbonise your mine

Cool Planet boss on ways to decarbonise

03 April 2024

During 2023 the Bluff mine deferred payment of royalties to the state government and reported nil company tax. Photo courtesy of Bowen Coking Coal

Qld coal royalty stream could dry up as projects decline

Risks from more mothballed mines and deferred or cancelled royalties are rising

03 April 2024

Redpath Mining’s service offering includes shaft sinking and raise boring

Underground contracting shaken by another buy

Redpath snaps up RUC for an undisclosed sum

27 March 2024


Emesent Hovermap riding high on UAVs, robots and automobiles

The underground mapping specialist explores new ways to map the inaccessible


Tackling tailings risk with dewatered solutions

SRK is working to consider dewatered tailings management technology as a risk reduction


Enhanced Safety and Visibility with BlastWeb II Technology

Dyno Nobel’s digital advancements bring a new era of secure underground blasting


Mining hub for services and repairs excellence opens in Karratha

The Karratha Service Centre specialises in delivering OEM-quality repairs and refurbishments

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