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My kingdom for a horse? Anglo boss potty over mine block My kingdom for a horse? Anglo boss potty over mine block

A plan to expand Anglo American’s Drayton coal mine in the Hunter Valley has been knocked back by the NSW government to protect a pair of world-renowned horse studs.

A coal mine for a cup of coffee
A coal mine for a cup of coffee

The man who just bought a Canadian coal mine for US$2 is interested in buying similar bottom of the barrel projects in Australia.

Man over machine? Not by the bottom line
Man over machine? Not by the bottom line

Human dump truck drivers are reportedly outperforming their robotic counterparts at a WA iron ore mine – but that won’t slow the push towards automation, according to one analyst.


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Blast analysis firm wins Premier’s award

Premier of Queensland Award winner Blast Movement Technologies has found success analysing the movement of rock during blasting operations.

Downer buys Tenix for $300m

Engineering and infrastructure firm Downer EDI has bought major project delivery specialist Tenix from Sydney’s Salteri family for $300m.

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