future of blasting with Angus Melbourne Orica

Orica talks about the future of blasting

Angus Melbourne, Chief Commercial and Technology Officer at Orica, spoke about the future of blasting, the innovation and automation changes happening at Orica at this year’s Austmine 2019...

Research funding data science to improve natural resources management

New research centre to focus on data science in sector

A new research Training Centre will develop and deliver crucial data science skills and new ways for Australia to become better decision-makers of our natural resources. Australian Research Council...

Komatsu South Flank Project

Komatsu South Flank project

Komatsu has announced the deployment of an unprecedented 41 new model Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks, made autonomous ready, at BHP’s new South Flank iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of...

Blundstone wins design award

Blundstone awarded for design excellence

Blundstone footwear has received a prestigious Good Design Australia Gold Award in the Design Strategy category in recognition of outstanding design integration and innovation. The annual Good Design...

Workplace Safety low hanging fruit

Beyond the low hanging fruit in workplace safety

OPINION Dave Whitefield writes ….Now, I’m going to drastically oversimplify workplace safety here, but essentially I would like to put forward a case. To achieve great safety outcomes we only...

mineworker dies in collision between light vehicle and dozer

Mineworker dies in light vehicle dozer collision

The NSW Mining Regulator is on the scene of a fatality this morning involving a collision with a light vehicle and a dozer. A mineworker was killed in the incident around 4.45 pm on Monday at the...

Ray Davis joins Components Only

Mechanical expert joins Components Only team

Hunter Valley mechanical expert Ray Davis will join mining and heavy equipment traders Components Only  Components Only, which began in Brisbane and has since become a world leader in the trade of...

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...