ATSB releases first BHP derailment report

ATSB releases first BHP derailment report

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau cited operator error, brake issues for November 2018 incident...

Transport

15 MARCH 2019
First locomotives arrive at EGA's Guinea project

First locomotives arrive at EGA's Guinea project

Emirates Global Aluminium has announced the arrival of two SD40-2 shunting-locomotives in Guinea

Transport

09 NOVEMBER 2018
Full steam ahead for Navajo with locomotive delivery

Full steam ahead for Navajo with locomotive delivery

Two GE locomotives that will handle coal transport from NTEC's mine to the Four Corners power plant

Fleet

25 AUGUST 2017
Train of thought

Train of thought

Locomotives have been used in underground mines since the late 19th century

Fleet

19 MAY 2017
MRA automates Anglo trains

MRA automates Anglo trains

Automating the train load out process had delivered improved capacity at Anglo's German Creek mine

Innovation

11 APRIL 2017
Balancing the load

Balancing the load

Automated trains have veered off-track but trucks are gathering pace. Jayne Flannery reports

Innovation

15 MARCH 2017
GE and Rio Tinto partner for rail performance

GE and Rio Tinto partner for rail performance

Rio Tinto and GE signed a five-year CSA to build mutual assurance around the miner's rail operation

Fleet

14 SEPTEMBER 2016
First GE Evolution locomotive for Port Hedland

First GE Evolution locomotive for Port Hedland

GE has celebrated the arrival of the first GE Evolution Series Heavy Haul locomotive at Port Hedland...

Base metals

30 MARCH 2015
The race is on

The race is on

Could dual-fuel engines provide the answer in the push for emissions compliant mine locomotives?

Fleet

05 MARCH 2015