Articles by Noel Dyson

Syama's automation surge

Syama's automation surge

Resolute's attempts to create a fully autonomous underground gold mine are clearing big milestones

Rio Tinto returning to FIFO 'normal'

Rio Tinto returning to FIFO 'normal'

Starting to de-escalate some of the controls it has in place to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Covid-19

19 MAY 2020
Epiroc cuts emissions of its biggest hauler

Epiroc cuts emissions of its biggest hauler

MT65 gets cleaner-burning engine and ejector box.

Fleet

30 APR 2020
Byrnecut and OZ upgrade Sandvik drill for automation

Byrnecut and OZ upgrade Sandvik drill for automation

Automation upgrade implemented despite the travel restrictions forced by COVID-19

Covid-19

27 APR 2020
Gekko and Cadia working on gold elution circuit for Manuka

Gekko and Cadia working on gold elution circuit for Manuka

The partners are building first gold elution circuit for Manuka Resources

Design / Build

27 APR 2020
GBF awarded further Silver Lake work

GBF awarded further Silver Lake work

Macmahon also looking to delay capex and preserve cash in light of COVID-19 crisis

Development

07 APR 2020
Australian Mines targets carbon neutral operation

Australian Mines targets carbon neutral operation

Company aims to be certified carbon neutral by the end of the year

Sustainability

06 APR 2020
Miners turn to homemade hand sanitiser

Miners turn to homemade hand sanitiser

Homemade hand sanitiser is becoming the go-to for some miners

Covid-19

02 APR 2020
Caterpillar freezes executive pay

Caterpillar freezes executive pay

Freeze on base pay increases and incentive schemes affected

Covid-19

02 APR 2020
Beware the black box

Beware the black box

Experts warn against black box thinking

Innovation

01 APR 2020
Rio Tinto's COVID-19 response

Rio Tinto's COVID-19 response

Business resilience teams in place to help keep Rio Tinto sites running

Covid-19

31 MAR 2020
Procedures crystallise in Aussie COVID-19 response

Procedures crystallise in Aussie COVID-19 response

Some clarity is starting to emerge on what procedures miners need to implement in Australia

Covid-19

27 MAR 2020