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Automation

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...

simulators

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...

Scania

Scania trials autonomous truck at Dampier Salt

Rio Tinto is working with Scania to make the Dampier Salt operation in Western Australia a safer environment by testing an autonomous transport system. The first phase of the trial, which started in...

AMSJ Spring 2018