Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

Newcastle uni, MineSensor partner on idler monitors

The sensors generate enough data to perform preventive maintenance

Innovation

09 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.

Rio Tinto and BHP seal yuan-based iron ore deals

Rio Tinto and BHP seal yuan-based iron ore deals

Rio Tinto completed its yuan-based deal using smart contracts

Innovation

14 MAY 2020
BHP to deploy 50km of overland conveyors at South Flank

BHP to deploy 50km of overland conveyors at South Flank

Roller system was engineered and fabricated for BHP by CPS Conveyors.

Logistics

06 MAY 2020
Mammoet bringing it in for South Flank

Mammoet bringing it in for South Flank

Transporter delivering planned mine's first heavy components

Transport

09 DECEMBER 2019
Monadelphous to service BHP's Pilbara operations

Monadelphous to service BHP's Pilbara operations

Monadelphous won a contract with BHP for the provision of general maintenance services

Maintenance

03 OCTOBER 2018
South Flank development sets off with a bang

South Flank development sets off with a bang

BHP has fired the first blast at its South Flank iron ore project in central Pilbara, Australia

Development

20 SEPTEMBER 2018
Trust the machines

Trust the machines

Miners need to overcome the 'fear factor' and trust machine-generated data

Innovation

17 SEPTEMBER 2018
Thiess' Leinster contract extended by at least two years

Thiess' Leinster contract extended by at least two years

Thiess will continue providing mining services at Leinster Underground mine in Western Australia

Development

10 SEPTEMBER 2018
Olympic Dam copper smelter on hold

Olympic Dam copper smelter on hold

BHP Billiton has confirmed an outage at its Olympic Dam copper smelter

Plant

23 AUGUST 2018
NRW awarded South Flank earthworks contract

NRW awarded South Flank earthworks contract

NRW has won a contract for bulk earthworks and concrete works at BHP's South Flank project

Development

18 JULY 2018
EPA recommends approval for BHP's 100-year Pilbara plan

EPA recommends approval for BHP's 100-year Pilbara plan

BHP's long-term mining proposal for the Pilbara has been recommended for approval by the EPA

Sustainability

10 JULY 2018