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LED numbering system Hail Creek

LED Numbering System to improve positive ID

SPONSORED A LED numbering system has been installed to improve positive identification at Glencore’s Hail Creek Coal Mine site in the Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia. RCT installed an AusProTec™...

5g improving mine safety

Ericsson and Epiroc 5G to improve mining safety

Ericsson and Epiroc have begun trials to improve mine digitisation using 5G to improve mining safety. Mining companies are increasingly seeking to digitalise and automate their operations to increase...


Automation to bring great benefits to employment

The benefits of mine digitisation on the workforce are more positive than some people might have realised, considering the removal of work conditions associated with fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work...

safety award

KCGM announces safety award winners with grant

Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) has awarded the Komatsu team, the process maintenance team and the Mt Charlotte underground mine team for their safety innovation ideas with a $12,000 safety...


Simulator Training Success Leads to More Simulators

SPONSORED African Underground Mining Services (AUMS), a Barminco Limited and Ausdrill 50/50 Joint Venture, has furthered their investment in simulators from Immersive Technologies. After seeing...

Sandvik Optimine

Sandvik delivers Optimine in South Africa

Sandvik is to deliver a full OptiMine® platform to Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain Mining (BMM) operations in South Africa’s Northern Cape Province. The company will commission OptiMine...

Smart PLC

Smart PLC making mining safer

SPONSORED German sensor specialist ifm electronics was the first company to invent the proximity switch and have now evolved to develop full safety systems suitable for use in mining applications...

AMSJ Spring 2018