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mike Henry talking on innovation to improve safety

BHP’s Mike Henry talks up technology

Mike Henry, BHPs CEO elect has reinforced the importance of the application of mining technologies to improve the sector from a range of perspectives including mining safety. Speaking at last...

FIFO worker murder

FIFO Worker accused of murder named

UPDATED: A FIFO worker accused of murdering his colleague at a Western Australian mine has been remanded in custody to appear in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on November 27. Troy Adam Hausler...

BHP autonomous truck unloading at Jimblebar

BHP resurrects old video in support of automation

In the wake of the BHP Goonyella Riverside automation row with unions and members of the Queensland Opposition, BHP has resurrected parts of a July 2017 video shot at Jimblebar mine in early 2017...

cfmeu mining and energy queensland Stephen Smyth talks on the automation of mining trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

CFMEU says 340 jobs will go at Goonyella Riverside

The CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth says that 340 jobs will go at the BMA Goonyella Riverside mine as the automation of mining trucks rolls out. Alarmingly, he has also...

BMA automation of haul trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

BMA announces automation at Queensland coal mine

BMA Automation Becomes Reality...BMA has announced today that they will automate 300 jobs at its’ Queensland Goonyella Riverside mine through the autonomous conversion of 86 Komatsu trucks in...

Scania AXL fully autonomous mining truck

Scania introduces a fully autonomous mining truck

Scania has launched its latest fully autonomous mining truck that’s designed to improve safety and productivity on mining and quarrying sites. It’s meaner, greener and leaner than...

putting your life in safety critical software

Putting your life in a software programmer’s hands

While many of us think little about the impacts on our own safety, it is clear that the emergence of software safety issues in critical safety systems continues to evolve. Taylor Armerding, Security...

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...

Osbourne Mine Caterpillar R2900G Loader

Osbourne mine commissions autonomous technology

Chinova Resources Osbourne Mine has recently completed an agreement commission and install autonomous technology. The project involves installing Guidance Automation packages on two CAT 2900 loaders...

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