Prevention is better than cure

Ailbhe Goodbody looks at the important role of water remediation in mine planning, and examines the drivers

Management

30 OCT 2012
Optimising a bulk minerals export chain

Optimising a bulk minerals export chain

John Leech discusses the importance of taking a whole of supply chain approach

Management

30 OCT 2012

Aussie coal: no to refuge chambers?

Paul Medcraft asks why the Australian coal industry has rejected the use of mine refuge chambers

Management

25 SEP 2012

Knowledge is the key to lots of coal

Eickhoff examines the benefits of changing the way we think about maintenance, and explains the life-cycle

Management

25 SEP 2012

DMS: ask the experts

The metallurgical team at SGS Mineral Services explain how dense-medium separation can be applied and

Management

25 SEP 2012

A safe mine is an efficient mine

Trolex explains how mine monitoring and environmental protection can be profitable

Management

25 SEP 2012
Going global

Going global

Boart Longyear is expanding its aftermarket offering by establishing parts and service centres in key

Management

25 SEP 2012
Changing dynamics

Changing dynamics

In the past 18 months there have been a bevy of major surprises for metallurgical coal watchers, reports

Management

25 SEP 2012
Restoration men

Restoration men

Barrick Gold recently rebuilt 10 Komatsu 930E haul trucks at its Goldstrike mine in the US. Here the

Management

25 SEP 2012
From the ground up

From the ground up

Leading engineering and construction group Decmil has worked on nearly every major Australian mining

Management

25 SEP 2012
Super sonic

Super sonic

Boart Longyear discusses the drilling simulator that is part of the companys Sonic University training

Management

28 AUG 2012
Nonlinear knowledge

Nonlinear knowledge

Abhay Bulsari, Esa Lindell, Rauno Luoma and Tuomo Laukkanen examine the use of nonlinear modelling to

Management

28 AUG 2012
Right place, right time

Right place, right time

Braulio Lanas examines the effectiveness of dispatching systems at open-pit mines

Management

28 AUG 2012
Where have all the minerals gone?

Where have all the minerals gone?

Andrew Keith addresses the rising cost of pit to port transportation

Management

28 AUG 2012

Recovering refractory resources

Refractory gold ore needs pre-treatment for cyanidation to be effective in gold recovery. Ailbhe Goodbody

Management

28 AUG 2012
Complex commodities

Complex commodities

South African coal miner Exxaro has adopted a new software system to improve efficiency and facilitate

Management

31 JUL 2012