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Book Release: Open Pit Mine Planning & Design by AJM Staff — created Oct 30, 2014 12:53 PM
Following on from its 2006 predecessor, the 3rd edition of Open Pit Planning and Design from Hustrulid, Kuchta and Martin has been both updated and extended.
US firm saves Boart from financial hole by Oliver Probert — created Oct 30, 2014 12:51 PM
Embattled drilling services company Boart Longyear has been bailed out by US equity firm Centerbridge, in a deal worth up to $400m.
Deloitte: Miners “drowning in their own rules” by Oliver Probert — created Oct 30, 2014 12:49 PM
The share of compliance workers in the mining sector is growing faster than in any other industry, with one in every ten workers in the mining sector now in a compliance role, according to analyst Deloitte.
Anglo accuses Grosvenor manager of fraud by AJM Staff — created Oct 30, 2014 12:48 PM
Anglo American has alleged that a former Brisbane-based project manager misappropriated more than $4m in a civil suit filed to Queensland’s Supreme Court.
More graphite on the table but market softens by Oliver Probert — created Oct 30, 2014 12:45 PM
As a bevy of juniors announce further developments in the promising graphite sector, some experts have questioned the hype.
Downer buys Tenix for $300m by Oliver Probert — created Oct 23, 2014 12:53 PM
Engineering and infrastructure firm Downer EDI has bought major project delivery specialist Tenix from Sydney’s Salteri family for $300m.
Blast analysis firm wins Premier’s award by AJM Staff — created Oct 23, 2014 12:51 PM
Premier of Queensland Award winner Blast Movement Technologies has found success analysing the movement of rock during blasting operations.
Man over machine? Not by the bottom line by Oliver Probert — created Oct 23, 2014 12:50 PM
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.
A coal mine for a cup of coffee by Oliver Probert — created Oct 23, 2014 12:48 PM
The man who just bought a Canadian coal mine for US$2 is interested in buying similar bottom of the barrel projects in Australia.
My kingdom for a horse? Anglo boss potty over mine block by Oliver Probert — created Oct 23, 2014 12:41 PM
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.
McConnell Dowell, SNC-Lavalin win Qld EPC contract by AJM Staff — created Oct 16, 2014 01:22 PM
Construction company McConnell Dowell and joint venture partner SNC-Lavalin have won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a Glencore Coal Queensland project.
Synchronous lifting system key to slew bearing replacement by AJM Staff — created Oct 16, 2014 01:21 PM
High pressure hydraulics specialist Enerpac told ABHR about the role its synchronous lifting technology played in a crucial shiploader replacement at a Queensland port.
New CSIRO boss has clean energy background by Oliver Probert — created Oct 16, 2014 01:17 PM
Australia’s national science agency, the CSIRO, has a long history producing new mining technology. Its newly-named chief executive officer has a background in renewable energy, however.
Caval Ridge opening marred by Abbott controversy by Oliver Probert — created Oct 16, 2014 01:14 PM
BHP Billiton this week opened the 5.5mtpa Caval Ridge coking coal mine in Central Queensland, which will employ 500 workers. But comments made at the opening ceremony by prime minister Tony Abbott have since dominated the headlines.
Strong quarter for Rio as Walsh fires back at Barnett by Oliver Probert — created Oct 16, 2014 01:12 PM
Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has questioned WA premier Colin Barnett’s criticism of expansion plans from Rio and rival miner BHP, pointing out that expansion plans have the approval of Barnett’s government.
Tenova, Engenium to provide pre-feasibility for African project by AJM Staff — created Oct 09, 2014 01:09 PM
Engenium, a subsidiary of Resource Development Group, has been appointed to work with Tenova to provide pre-feasibility study services for Tawana Resources’ Mofe Creek iron ore project in Liberia, West Africa.
WorleyParsons launches global advisory business by Oliver Probert — created Oct 09, 2014 01:08 PM
International engineering group WorleyParsons yesterday launched a new global advisory business, Advisian, combining Evans & Peck with specialists from EcoNomics and MTG, Ltd.
BHP eyes offtakes as it readies Nickel West for sale by Oliver Probert — created Oct 09, 2014 01:04 PM
Eager for supply of its under-utilised concentrator and smelter, BHP Billiton has inked a deal with Poseidon and is likely eying more with Sirius and Western Areas. A volatile nickel price is the backdrop to talks.
Sandfire angry over ANU blacklisting by Oliver Probert — created Oct 09, 2014 01:04 PM
Sandfire Resources will explore legal options after the council of the Australian National University announced it will divest its holding in the Australian copper/gold junior, along with several other miners, on ethical grounds.
Rio, Glencore merger again in the spotlight by Oliver Probert — created Oct 09, 2014 01:01 PM
Rio Tinto has confirmed speculation that it was approached by Glencore about a merger earlier this year, but says it turned down the Anglo-Swiss multinational’s offer.
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