Thursday 16th Aug, 2018

Ausdrill to buy Barminco, form second-largest mining contractor

Mining and drilling equipment and services provider Ausdrill will acquire specialist underground hard-rock contractor Barminco in a $270 million deal….
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Coal miner cuts costs with rail loop upgrade

Coal junior Bounty Mining says a $2 million rail capacity upgrade at Cook Colliery in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has reduced…
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Bentley’s latest plant design offering

Bentley Systems has announced the release of OpenPlant CONNECT Edition, the latest in its plant design technology. OpenPlant CONNECT Edition…
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Material handling equipment market to hit $190b by 2024

A new forecast suggests the global material handling equipment market is achieving a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5…
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Digital tools optimise crane performance and safety

Konecranes’ digital technology suite optimises safety, uptime and availability for a common user facility in Western Australia. Konecranes’ latest digital…
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Amcor, Bemis to form world’s largest packaging firm

ASX-listed packaging giant Amcor is relocating its headquarters to the United States after it announced the $9.2 billion acquisition of…
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New mill head reduces downtime

Metso was successful in replacing the ball mill head at a mine in the Philippines and resolving a costly issue…
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Bulk bag filler boosts malt packing output

When a malt manufacturer in the UK needed a more efficient system to pack pale ale malt into 350 kg…
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Bulk terminal development to raise the bar

The Port of Newcastle recently announced a $33 million investment in a Bulk terminal development at Walsh Point, Kooragang Island,…
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