RopeCon on the move at Booysendal

RopeCon on the move at Booysendal

A RopeCon system is now operating at Northam Platinum's Booysendal operation in South Africa

Transport

25 FEB 2019
LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB taking on heavier loads

LKAB is testing heavier rail axle loads on the Kiruna-Narvik section of its freight line

Transport

22 FEB 2019
NRW to put Eliwana on the rails

NRW to put Eliwana on the rails

Contractor to establish artery for Fortescue mine

Transport

20 FEB 2019
thyssenkrupp material handling system for Quellaveco

thyssenkrupp material handling system for Quellaveco

One of the world's largest copper reserves will be accessed with high-capacity overland conveyors

Transport

19 FEB 2019
Tlicho Road a go

Tlicho Road a go

With government green light now in hand, construction of all-season road to begin this year

Transport

19 FEB 2019
Flooding in Australia will put wrinkle in shipments of zinc, lead

Flooding in Australia will put wrinkle in shipments of zinc, lead

Queensland Rail projecting a month or more of disruption following heavy rains

Transport

15 FEB 2019
NorZinc, NDDB community ink land use agreement

NorZinc, NDDB community ink land use agreement

Deal allows for all-season road to connect mine to major highway

Transport

21 JAN 2019
BHP train crash driver dismissed

BHP train crash driver dismissed

The driver of the runaway BHP train that had to be derailed last year has reportedly been sacked

Transport

11 JAN 2019
Downer bags new Rio Tinto contract

Downer bags new Rio Tinto contract

Downer was awarded the preferred supplier role for a five-year rail renewal services contract

Transport

08 JAN 2019
Shipping start at Browns Range

Shipping start at Browns Range

Western Australian project's inaugural shipment headed for China

Transport

07 JAN 2019
AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

Rio Tinto has increased AutoHaul's reach across its operations in Western Australia

Transport

02 JAN 2019
Mechel secures railcars in transport upgrade programme

Mechel secures railcars in transport upgrade programme

Mechel announced it has acquired about 150 new gondola railcars in November and December

Transport

19 DEC 2018
Sirius digs into Woodsmith transport tunnel

Sirius digs into Woodsmith transport tunnel

Sirius Minerals has begun tunnelling the Woodsmith mine's underground mineral transportation system

Transport

07 DEC 2018
Siemens brings cloud to YanZhou

Siemens brings cloud to YanZhou

Siemens is facilitating cloud-based digitalisation for a mining group in China

Transport

06 DEC 2018
Alliance, BHP extend contract for FIFO services

Alliance, BHP extend contract for FIFO services

Deal will pair the two until 2023

Transport

04 DEC 2018
Rio Tinto ships first Amrun bauxite

Rio Tinto ships first Amrun bauxite

Rio Tinto has made its first shipment of bauxite from the Amrun project in Queensland, Australia

Transport

03 DEC 2018