PyroGenesis to trial iron ore plasma torch

PyroGenesis to trial iron ore plasma torch

The company says its technology cuts carbon emissions significantly.

Plant

15 JUNE 2020
Primero bags another Koodaideri contract

Primero bags another Koodaideri contract

Contracting group to construct airport terminal, infrastructure.

Transport

11 JUNE 2020
Steel demand accelerates Cleveland-Cliffs' Tilden restart

Steel demand accelerates Cleveland-Cliffs' Tilden restart

Demand for steel, iron ore, and metallics products has recovered dramatically.

Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak

Beowulf awards drilling contract for Kallak

Drilling work is in support of the exploration target of 90-100m tonnes at 22-30% iron content.

Downer secures new Fortescue deal

Downer secures new Fortescue deal

Contractor grows its ties with miner, inks Eliwana contract.

Development

27 MAY 2020
IIoT project aims at reshaping mining

IIoT project aims at reshaping mining

IIoT platform can enhance productivity, transparency and safety

Innovation

21 MAY 2020
Jimblebar temporary halt was due to safety briefing

Jimblebar temporary halt was due to safety briefing

Operations recommenced after several hours and there was no impact to production.

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

Fragmentation analysis boosts efficiency at Boliden mine

The technology helps firms to measure post-blast results.

BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

Low-level safety incidents were blamed for the suspension.

Fleet

19 MAY 2020
LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

LKAB closes Kiruna after earthquake

Mine evacuated after one of the biggest quakes measured in Sweden.

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