Monday 23rd Sep, 2019

Komatsu to supply BHP with 41 autonomous trucks for South Flank

BHP has signed a deal with Komatsu to deploy 41 automation-ready Komatsu 930E-5 ultra-class haul trucks at the South Flank…
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thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has started to ship a new materials handling system to one of the world most remote locations in northern Canada, above the Arctic Circle.

thyssenkrupp delivers 5500 tonne iron ore handling system to arctic island

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has started to ship a new materials handling system to one of the world’s most remote locations…
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Civmec wins Eliwana supply contract, creates 300 jobs

Fortescue Metals Group has awarded Civmec a contract to deliver the primary crushing and ore processing facility at its Eliwana…
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A hybrid belt and apron feeder is giving Australian mining companies enhanced flexibility, through its ability to receive, store and feed material horizontally and up an incline.

Transmin’s low profile feeder: Good things in small packages

A hybrid belt and apron feeder is giving Australian mining companies enhanced flexibility, through its ability to receive, store and…
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Several Australian industries, including mining, could benefit from big data analysis. Photo: BHP Billiton

BHP’s long-term Pilbara plan approved

BHP’s 50 to 100-year strategic vision for the Pilbara, which includes the creations of tens of thousands of jobs, has…
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Rio Tinto successfully launches world’s largest robot

The Western Australian Government has congratulated Rio Tinto on the successful rollout of its $940 million AutoHaul rail technology. Called…
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BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

Iron ore prices surge to five-year record

Iron ore prices have hit a five-year high, reaching $US110 ($159.2) per tonne as the mining industry responds to supply…
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Autonomous truck at Fortescue site. Image: Fortescue Metals Group

Fortescue gets green light for Queens Valley mine development

Operations are set to start at Fortescue’s Queens Valley development, which has received all necessary environmental and heritage approvals. The…
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Iron ore prices reach $US100

Prices for iron ore have hit a five-year high, driven by higher steel production in China and speculation of another…
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