BHP Olympic Dam incident

BHP Olympic Dam incident

Investigations have begun into the cause of a breakdown of one of the two haulage systems at BHP Billiton's...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Automation at the face

All of the main suppliers, including Atlas Copco, Sandvik, Oldenburg, JH Fletcher, Mine Master, Terex...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Cubex tools up Morobe Mining for success in Papua New Guinea

Cubex has reported that Morobe Mining Joint Ventures, owned by Harmony Gold Mining Co and Newcrest Mining,...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009
Haul truck future

Haul truck future

Times have been hard for the major truck manufacturers with a number of major mining projects on hold,...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Contracting down under

In the final instalment of the series of articles on contract mining, Paul Moore looks at some of the...

Management

14 OCTOBER 2009

Rimtec partners GKN in big wheel move

GKN Wheels, a leading manufacturer of off-highway vehicle tyres for the global construction industry,...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Designing monster mining trucks

Tom Aerden of engineering simulation and structural-testing software specialist LMS International, based...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Steel cord technology

Advances in steel-cord conveyor belts and belt splicing are improving performance in key mining applications,...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Tramp metal removal

Unwanted metal contaminants, referred to in the mining industry as tramp metal, can cause serious damage...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Boart prepares newest rig for launch

Paul Moore spoke to Boart Longyears Craig Mayman about the companys progress with the new, advanced 4200...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009

Arctic waste management

Cameron Clayton, a geological engineer with Golder Associates, discusses different approaches to tailings...

Management

14 OCTOBER 2009

Sandvik opens biggest plant in Jiading, China

On September 17, Sandvik Mining and Construction inaugurated its largest Chinese production facility...

Equipment

14 OCTOBER 2009