Automation gets boost at Newcrest mine

Automation gets boost at Newcrest mine

Automation is also being applied to safety equipment.

Natural resources

09 DECEMBER 2021
Newcrest PFS for brownfield Phase 14A at Lihir increases ore reserves to 1m oz

Newcrest PFS for brownfield Phase 14A at Lihir increases ore reserves to 1m oz

Payback period is estimated to be 2.6 years

Development

14 OCTOBER 2021
Newcrest commits to Telfer expansion

Newcrest commits to Telfer expansion

Production stripping will begin for the Stage 5 cutback in September

Development

13 AUGUST 2021
Beyond batteries: The future of underground fleets

Beyond batteries: The future of underground fleets

Collaboration group is working towards establishing a technology pilot by late 2021.

Fleet

26 MARCH 2021
Newcrest orders Eriez hydrofloats for Cadia

Newcrest orders Eriez hydrofloats for Cadia

As part of the second stage Newcrest wants to further ramp up the plant to 35Mtpa.

Design / Build

29 JANUARY 2021
Havieron decline approved

Havieron decline approved

Decision had been expected after a maiden resource was reported last month

Development

13 JANUARY 2021
Wärtsilä wins US$183M Lihir power project

Wärtsilä wins US$183M Lihir power project

Project aims to increase the reliability of the electrical supply to raise the mine's output.

Power / Remote power

16 DECEMBER 2020
Cadia integrates remote-control water cannon

Cadia integrates remote-control water cannon

MacLean water cannon patched into Epiroc automation control system.

Innovation

12 NOVEMBER 2020
Worley wins brownfield work from Newcrest

Worley wins brownfield work from Newcrest

Engineering group tapped for development at Newcrest project.

Heat resistant detonators for Newcrest's Lihir mine

Heat resistant detonators for Newcrest's Lihir mine

The Igneo system's HTD150 detonators can withstand up to 150 degrees centigrade for up to 48 hours.

Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network

Newcrest joins comminution-excellence network

Miner joins several other miners in coalition circle.

Comminution

30 JUNE 2020
Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Rain gives Cadia gold mine water buffer

Newcrest had been concerned it would run out of water due to drought

Natural resources

20 MAY 2020