BHP buys HWE

BHP Billiton has signed a heads of agreement with Leighton Holdings for the US$735 million purchase of...

Equipment

06 SEPTEMBER 2011

ABB completes acquisition of software specialist Mincom

ABB acquired the Brisbane-based company from Francisco Partners, a private-equity group that invests...

Equipment

06 SEPTEMBER 2011

Tyre shortage looms

The mining tyre shortage is expected to last another two years as spiralling raw material costs and lack...

Management

06 SEPTEMBER 2011

BHP approves GEMCO

BHP Billiton announced in July that the partners in Samancor Manganese had approved the second expansion...

Equipment

06 SEPTEMBER 2011
Performing under pressure

Performing under pressure

Australia's mining sector is achieving impressive results despite political and environmental problems...

Management

06 SEPTEMBER 2011
Wrtsil supplies Solomon power plant

Wrtsil supplies Solomon power plant

Wrtsil has been awarded the contract to supply engines, generators and associated auxiliary equipment...

Equipment

05 SEPTEMBER 2011
Sandvik delivers trucks to Mt Lyell

Sandvik delivers trucks to Mt Lyell

Sandvik Mining and Construction - Region Australia Pacific will supply eight 60t TH660 underground haul...

Equipment

05 SEPTEMBER 2011
Monadelphous contracts update

Monadelphous contracts update

Engineering group Monadelphous has secured major maintenance and construction contracts with a combined...

Equipment

05 SEPTEMBER 2011
Wesfarmers selects ThoroughTec for Curragh ramp up

Wesfarmers selects ThoroughTec for Curragh ramp up

Wesfarmers Curragh has chosen to integrate ThoroughTecs new CYBERMINE4 surface mining simulators into...

Equipment

01 SEPTEMBER 2011

Fighting fire

Fire-suppression systems are vital for safeguarding workers and equipment at underground mines. Carly...

Equipment

02 AUGUST 2011

CSIR O opens International Centre of Excellence

CSIRO has been selected by the Chilean Government to develop an International Centre of Excellence in...

Equipment

02 AUGUST 2011
Cat signs haul-truck deal with FMG

Cat signs haul-truck deal with FMG

Caterpillar and Fortescue Metals Group aim to install 45 autonomous haul trucks at Solomon iron ore mine...

Reports

02 AUGUST 2011