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proximity detection

Proximity Detection rolled out at Newcrest

Newcrest Mining is rolling out proximity detection technology across its wider operations after successfully deploying it at the Telfer gold open pit in Western Australia 12 months ago. GE Mining...

groundwater flow

Heat under your feet identifies groundwater flow

Groundwater flow from aquifers to rivers, lakes and the ocean affects the productivity and diversity of aquatic ecosystems – but accurately measuring water movement below the soil is difficult for...

thermography in mining

Thermography in Mining

Jeff Erichson from the Australian Professional Thermography Association shares his thoughts on his journey and the development of thermography in mining. Thermography (Thermal Imaging) is now an...

grader operator safety

Grader operator suffers serious head injuries

A recent Australian mining incident has hi-lighted grader operator safety issues. A worker suffered serious head injuries when the grader she was operating made contact with a pressurised dewatering...

BHP runaway train

BHP opens up about cause of the runaway train

This afternoon, BHP’s Edgar Basto (President of Iron Ore Assets) provided further detail on what CEO Andrew Mackenzie alluded to last week,  that the BHP runaway train resulted from “multiple...