JWA enters matting, ground access product to BHP safety initiative

JWA enters matting, ground access product to BHP safety initiative

Miner BHP teamed with Austmine this year to launch the BHP Supplier Innovation Programme.

Innovation

15 OCTOBER 2020
BHP not taking robo-train route

BHP not taking robo-train route

Company still believes technology is an increasingly important part of mining.

Technology / innovation

08 OCTOBER 2020
BHP investing A$800M in jobs, METS

BHP investing A$800M in jobs, METS

Company to fund 3,500 new positions to aid Australia's pandemic recovery

Investment

01 OCTOBER 2020
BHP Nickel West plant delayed

BHP Nickel West plant delayed

Miner reveals first production now planned for 2021.

Life-cycle / End of li...

15 SEPTEMBER 2020
BHP in renewables deal for Queensland Coal

BHP in renewables deal for Queensland Coal

Five-year deal will see power provided mainly from a combination of solar, wind, hydro and gas.

Sustainability

02 SEPTEMBER 2020
 GMG warns of autonomous mine safety conflicts

GMG warns of autonomous mine safety conflicts

Cybersecurity is an emerging issue that has the potential to significantly affect safety.

Innovation

20 AUGUST 2020
Jetti aims to deliver copper's Holy Grail

Jetti aims to deliver copper's Holy Grail

A technology breakthrough aims to provide the key to process low-grade copper.

Innovation

05 AUGUST 2020
BHP recycling truck tyres in Oz

BHP recycling truck tyres in Oz

Miner bringing in new jobs with truck tyre initiative

Sustainability

04 AUGUST 2020
BHP trials remote assistance tech

BHP trials remote assistance tech

Starts new remote-in, remote-out arrangements

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

COVID-19 accelerates progress towards smart mines

The pandemic has escalated the need for a sustainable mining sector.

Innovation

03 JULY 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.

BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

BHP's Jimblebar briefly suspended

Low-level safety incidents were blamed for the suspension.

Fleet

19 MAY 2020