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mining automation

Investigate the human aspects of mining automation

As the role of automation in the mining industry grows, researchers from The University of Queensland’s Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) have secured funding from the mining industry to undertake...

Whitehave mine has come under fire over groundwater use

Whitehaven mine groundwater use under investigation

Whitehaven mine’s groundwater use is reportedly under investigation again by the NSW State water regulator following a range of complaints from local farmers and the Environmental Defenders...

Waterproof boot for mineworkers

New waterproof boot endorsed by mineworkers

A new waterproof boot has found favour across the mining industry for its comfort and safety but more importantly, has been created through a collaboration between miners and a regional podiatrist...

collision mining truck

Whitehaven Maules Creek ‘mauling’ by regulator

The Whitehaven Maules Creek mine has come under fire over its management of light vehicles and collision avoidance after a dozer reversed over an unoccupied light vehicle this past week. Inspectors...

FLSmidth and Whitehave Coal partnership to reduce fine particulates

FLSmidth and Whitehaven partnership

A partnership was recently formed between Whitehaven Coal and FLSmidth to develop and trial the HFC1300 Series 2 Fine Coal Centrifuge at their Maules Creek operation. Their coal handling process...

AMSJ April 2022