Articles by Noel Dyson

Bridgestone looking at taking Solution Centres global

Bridgestone looking at taking Solution Centres global

Expansions considered for Australia and, potentially, the rest of the world.

Logistics

21 JAN 2021
Letting robots boldly go forth

Letting robots boldly go forth

Technology already being applied by Emesent to map underground mines.

Innovation

26 NOV 2020
Sandvik building new Perth workshop

Sandvik building new Perth workshop

Facility will include a workshop, office, meeting facilities and testing and training equipment.

Maintenance

24 NOV 2020
MinRes calls time on Hazer collaboration

MinRes calls time on Hazer collaboration

Hazer pressing on with plans to develop its 100 t/yr hydrogen production facility

Plant

24 NOV 2020
Orica, Epiroc commission blast automation machine

Orica, Epiroc commission blast automation machine

Underground development prototype being commissioned.

Innovation

23 NOV 2020
Orica

Orica's green goal

Company is also reducing its exposure to thermal coal to keep investors happy

Sustainability

20 NOV 2020
Orica gains Glencore contract

Orica gains Glencore contract

Five year deal involves it supplying its wireless Webgen initiation system.

Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Sandvik strikes A$249M Glencore Queensland Metals deal

Previously the equipment for the Glencore unit has come from multiple suppliers.

Fleet

22 OCT 2020
Metso Outotec launches HRCe grinding mill

Metso Outotec launches HRCe grinding mill

The HRCe follows on from the HRC HPGR which Metso launched in 2014.

Comminution

21 OCT 2020
CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess

CIMIC selling 50% of Thiess

Deal values the Thiess business at approximately A$4.3 billion.

Investment

19 OCT 2020
BHP not taking robo-train route

BHP not taking robo-train route

Company still believes technology is an increasingly important part of mining.

Sandvik battery loader rolled out

Sandvik battery loader rolled out

Sandvik lays claim to the first 18t battery loader.

Fleet

29 SEP 2020