NLMK expands UAV use at its facilities

NLMK expands UAV use at its facilities

Drones will be used for prospecting, monitoring conditions and other tasks.

Supply chain management

04 NOVEMBER 2020
Rio Tinto's Argyle shuttered

Rio Tinto's Argyle shuttered

Rio Tinto will dismantle the mine infrastructure and hand land back to traditional owners.

Life-cycle / End of li...

04 NOVEMBER 2020
Centerra joins CEEC

Centerra joins CEEC

CEEC encourages companies to share best practice on improved blasting, crushing and grinding

Sustainability

03 NOVEMBER 2020
Nel, Statkraft to use hydrogen at 'green' steel plant

Nel, Statkraft to use hydrogen at 'green' steel plant

Partners aim to cut Celsa's CO2 emissions from steel production by 60%.

Sustainability

02 NOVEMBER 2020
 Metso Outotec wins China pelletising plant order

Metso Outotec wins China pelletising plant order

The Chinese company will built the plant around Metso Outotec's 'travelling grate' technology.

Plant

29 OCTOBER 2020
XCMG wins Rio Tinto grader order

XCMG wins Rio Tinto grader order

XCMG and Rio Tinto collaborated on the grader with the aim of creating 'world class' products

Fleet

27 OCTOBER 2020
MinRes plans solar, fauna monitoring projects

MinRes plans solar, fauna monitoring projects

Small and large-scale solar and LNG installations are being planned.

Sustainability

26 OCTOBER 2020
VA Erzberg and Liebherr launch hybrid truck trials

VA Erzberg and Liebherr launch hybrid truck trials

The hybrid trucks will save 3 million litres of diesel and 4,200t of CO₂ per year

Fleet

16 OCTOBER 2020
FLSmidth wins BulkExpert order for Brazil

FLSmidth wins BulkExpert order for Brazil

BulkExpert enables unstaffed operations by using 3D laser scanning system and RTK-GPS technologies.

Transport

14 OCTOBER 2020
ZTE trials 5G autonomous trucks at Chinese mine

ZTE trials 5G autonomous trucks at Chinese mine

The trial project aims to use 5G to enable a completely unstaffed mine.

Fleet

13 OCTOBER 2020
Mixed reality helps BHP stay COVID-19 safe

Mixed reality helps BHP stay COVID-19 safe

BHP has used HoloLens 2 to replace travel by experts living under lockdown.

Innovation

06 OCTOBER 2020
LKAB plans tailings recycling centre

LKAB plans tailings recycling centre

The company's "ReeMAP" tailings recycling technology is currently being piloted.

Operational Excellence

28 SEPTEMBER 2020