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renewables microgrid gold mine

Renewables microgrid to power gold mine

A Western Australian gold mine will be the first Australian mine to be powered by a renewables microgrid comprising of wind, solar, battery and gas is now under construction. On behalf of the...

cyanide free gold

Cyanide free gold

An Australian organisation has developed a method for cyanide free gold. The new process offers a greener and safer method of gold recovery. It dispenses with toxic cyanide and mercury currently used...

Investor safety outcomes - big investors are looking for better safety outcomes for mining companies. Non disclosure may result in investment withdrawn

Big investors looking for better safety outcomes

Some of the world’s leading investment groups are looking for better safety outcomes in mining following the Vale Brumadinho mining disaster. Investors with a combined $12.5 trillion in assets...

Volvo NVIDIA Partnership announced for co-operation in AI

Volvo partners with NVIDIA for in vehicle AI

At its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, Volvo Group this week announced that it is using the NVIDIA DRIVE end-to-end autonomous driving platform to train, test and deploy self-driving AI vehicles...

Kespry drones survey reveals mining companies are saving money through drones

Kespry survey reveals mines saving money through drones

Kespry, the drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, has announced the results of what it says is the industry’s first mining and aggregates customer survey. Kespry surveyed its 220 mining...

Rio AutoHaul train has been officially launched

Rio Tinto officially launches AutoHaul

Rio Tinto was joined on Friday by representatives from the government of Western Australia and lead project technology partner Hitachi Rail STS to celebrate the successful deployment of AutoHaul ™...

a survivor from the chilean copper mine is treated for injuries

Mines rescue still searching in Chilean mine accident

Mines rescue teams are still searching for a miner missing in a Chilean mine accident in a copper mine. The Chilean mine accident in a copper mine claimed the life of one miner after a fall of ground...

01 - slip into something less comfortable

Slip into something less comfortable

Mining ergonomics expert, Robin Burgess-Limerick, discusses how to prevent slips, trips and falls during mining equipment access and egress. Access to, and egress from, mining equipment is an...

stress managing stress in the mining industry

Stressed out

The impact of stress-related illness in the mining sector is greater than many suspect, writes Helen Gibbons. To its credit, the mining industry is becoming increasingly aware that unmanaged mental...

arc flash death occurred when installing a circuit breaker

Energy Australia releases statement on Arc Flash Death

Energy Australia has released a moving statement on the arc flash death of power station worker Graeme Edwards who suffered horrific fatal injuries after reinstalling a high-voltage circuit breaker...

mobile drill rig on surface

Mobile drill rig brake failure

In a serious incident this week a mobile drill rig was being trammed to the mine surface for routine maintenance. An operator identified that the machine needed to be realigned towards the centre of...

Komatsu to acquire immersive technologies business in Australia

Komatsu to acquire Immersive Technologies

Komatsu will acquire Immersive technologies in a deal announced today. President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa announced today, through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia, it has agreed to acquire...