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CSIRO makes open pits safer, by design

What began as an international research and technology transfer project has changed the way the mining industry approaches open pit design. Tony Heselev reports. When CSIRO senior manager Dr John...

CSIRO helps mines find the right water balance

The CSIRO has developed a new water management model they believe will help Australia’s coal mining industry to be better equipped to deal with extreme weather events. A KEY CHALLENGE FOR THE...

Avoiding the Crash

There is no doubt that vehicle operators of heavy equipment have to accomplish difficult tasks. The increase in mine productivity has led to a proportional increase in equipment size. Most vehicles...

Rudd and Abbott talk big on resources

In the past two days, both Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and Leader of the Opposition, Tony Abbott, have made major announcements regarding their party’s intentions for the resources sector, should they...

Biodiesels breath of fresh air

Is biodiesel the breath of fresh air the mining sector has been looking for? Dr Victoria Haritos from the CSIRO looks at the case for biodiesel in the resources sector. The 2012 classification of...

AMSJ Nov 2021