A vision of fast data

A vision of fast data

Exploration and mining companies don't want to be trapped in technology silos

Exploration

06 DECEMBER 2018
Onwards for Excelsior's Gunnison

Onwards for Excelsior's Gunnison

Arizona copper project construction is now underway

Development

06 DECEMBER 2018
Sandvik's new bit speeds up drilling

Sandvik's new bit speeds up drilling

Sandvik has released the Speedy bit, calling it the "fastest drill bit in the industry"

Technology / innovation

06 DECEMBER 2018
Sandvik introduces Alpha 360 drilling tool system

Sandvik introduces Alpha 360 drilling tool system

Sandvik has introduced the Alpha 360 drilling tool system, which complements the Alpha 330 system

Development

05 DECEMBER 2018
Mining3, Robit closer to releasing 'U-sense'

Mining3, Robit closer to releasing 'U-sense'

Mining3, Robit and CSIRO are developing an underground drill-hole deviation measurement tool

Technology / innovation

30 NOVEMBER 2018
Inmarsat adds satellite connectivity to IMDEXHUB-IQ

Inmarsat adds satellite connectivity to IMDEXHUB-IQ

Inmarsat will provide enhanced connectivity for Imdex's drilling intelligence solution, IMDEXHUB-IQ

Communications

29 NOVEMBER 2018
Devico buys into Downhole Surveys

Devico buys into Downhole Surveys

Devico is now the majority owner of Downhole Surveys, an Australian provider of downhole instruments...

Supply chain management

26 NOVEMBER 2018
Doofor introduces DF800S rock drill

Doofor introduces DF800S rock drill

Finnish rock drill manufacturer Doofor has launched its new DF800S drifter

Fleet

13 NOVEMBER 2018
Caterpillar launches MD6200 rotary blasthole drill

Caterpillar launches MD6200 rotary blasthole drill

The new Cat MD6200 rotary blasthole drill is designed as a production drill

Development

18 OCTOBER 2018
Mincon hammers reach new depths in South Africa

Mincon hammers reach new depths in South Africa

Torque Africa has set a new South African depth record for uninterrupted rotary percussion drilling

Operational Excellence

17 OCTOBER 2018
Red Dog eyeing expansion, pushing for new road

Red Dog eyeing expansion, pushing for new road

Teck operation in Alaska has submitted documents for state, federal approval

Development

17 OCTOBER 2018
Thiess continues work at Encuentro

Thiess continues work at Encuentro

Thiess has been awarded a A$420 million contract to continue operations at the Encuentro open pit

Development

17 SEPTEMBER 2018