Tuesday 18th Feb, 2020
BHP Billiton Nickel West. Photo: BHP Billiton

Nickel West operations contract handed out

Mining giant BHP Billiton has awarded a $160m contract for operations at its Rocky’s Reward nickel mine at Leinster, roughly…
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Gekko creates modular solutions for the mining industry. Photo: Gekko Systems

Ballarat outfit to build plant for Canadian miner

Victorian mining solutions provider Gekko Systems has secured a $70m contract to build a mineral processing plant for a Canadian…
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James Valentine. Photo: Greg Dickins

Celebrating the industry’s finest at the 10th annual Awards

Do you know of someone or something in our industry that deserves recognition? Why not nominate them for a Bulkie?…
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Pacific National at Chullora. Photo: Cameron Boggs

ACCC opens review of Brookfield’s Asciano takeover

The proposed takeover of transport and logistics business Asciano by Brookfield has taken another step towards legitimacy, with the Australian…
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Graphite. Photo: Archer

CSIRO to test graphite’s potential for lithium ion market

Newly refined graphite samples from ASX-listed Archer Exploration’s Campoona project in South Australia, will be sent to the CSIRO for…
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The new way of changing belts: two conveyor belt winders are positioned on the ground, 90 degrees to the conveyor system and in-line with turning frames. The turning frames are mounted on stands that are bolted to the conveyor system.

Clever conveyor belt change method wins BHP gong

Chris Ryde, a senior maintenance planner at BHP Billiton’s Area C iron ore mine, was recently recognised at the company’s…
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By the industry, for the industry

With input from its syndicate development partners front and centre in its new conceptual design software, Bentley says its new…
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Port Hedland. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime

Mining takes a breath at Diggers & Dealers

It’s been a tough 12 months for the mining industry in Australia. This week’s Diggers & Dealers conference in Kalgoorlie…
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