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Energy & Utilities


Transport & Logistics

Port Productivity – how to do more for less

Productivity and efficiency are two things high on the priority lists of most companies. It is no different when we consider port operations. Dr Eva Savelsberg is Vice President Logistics Division, INFORM GmbH Germany and maintains they have the key to doing more for less when it comes to investment in port productivity. Eva was kind…

22 Oct 2015, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

WA mining engineering construction shifts to production

Western Australia's mining engineering construction has been a major component of the country's resources boom in recent years. At its peak in 2012, one-third of all spending in WA's economy was on capacity expansion such as new mines and equipment. However, as Australia moves back a step from these lofty heights, it is important for…

10 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Jim Beyer

Mount Gibson Iron Limited is an independent producers of high quality direct shipping grade iron ore products. The company operates three mines and established port and rail transport solutions throughout Western Australia. The company's CEO, Jim Beyer will be speaking at the 2014 Global Iron Ore & Steel Forecast conference, to be held on the 11-12…

4 Feb 2014, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Rio Tinto announces record iron ore production

Rio Tinto's iron ore production reached record levels in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the company's latest financial report. The organisation revealed output beat its 2012 benchmark by 5 per cent, with 266 million tonnes of the steelmaking commodity produced and 259 million tonnes shipped over the three-month period. Bauxite and thermal coal…

23 Jan 2014, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Close-up: David Humphrey

“It is estimated that Africa will need to invest at least US$100-billion in the next decade to upgrade its infrastructure, if it is to realize the economic growth potential presented by its existing newly found vast mineral and other natural resources, such as coal, iron ore, oil and gas”, says David Humphrey, Global Head of…

16 Jan 2014, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Mining industry discusses market outlook for South Australia

By Neil Murphy, CEO, South Australian Freight Council and Alex Todd, Economic Development Manager, Regional Development Australia Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula  The 7th Annual Mining South Australia conference and exhibition was again held in Whyalla in late November 2013 and brought together over industry and all levels of government  to hear about the latest developments from the…

9 Dec 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Heavy haul rail infrastructure key for mineral development in Africa

With 30 per cent of the world’s mineral resources, Africa’s ability to feed the global economy’s demand for raw materials is vast. Multi-billion dollar mining developments are in the pipeline for Southern and West African countries, however, to capitalise on this incredible opportunity it is vital that commodities are moved from pit-to-port as quickly and…

21 Nov 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

What infrastructure facilities does SA’s mining industry need most urgently?

In the lead up to our 7th Annual Mining South Australia Conference, we will be showcasing 3 editions of interviews with the event’s key supporter organisations: Civil Contractors Federation SA, Whyalla Chamber of Commerce & Industry, South Australia Freight Council, Port Pirie Regional Council & Whyalla City Council. In this second edition, we turned our…

24 Sep 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Paul Runge

Paul Runge is MD of the specialised consulting firm Africa Project Access. His company supplies approximately 120 companies and organisations with early alerts of projects across a broad range of sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. As a former diplomat, he served in Gabon and supervised projects in the Cape Verde Islands. He spent six years with…

24 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1

Transport & Logistics

Where to next for Heavy Haul Rail?

With just one month until the third annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference and Exhibition, we spoke to five rail experts to gain their views on where the industry is heading an future opportunities for the sector. Although Australia has been at the leading edge of heavy haul rail for decades the industry strives for continued…

1 Jul 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Russia coal: Responding to a changing market

How should the coal industry respond to a changing market? This was the central question speakers and delegates addressed at the Russian & CIS Coal Summit in May. Over 100 key coal industry stakeholders and government representatives attended the gathering in Moscow to analyse global supply & demand trends, the interplay of consumption, exports and…

25 Jun 2013, by Test1 Test1

Mining & Resources

Rio Tinto interview: Building a sustainable mining industry in Mozambique

According to government forecasts, Mozambique is expected to be mining 50 million tonnes of coking and thermal coal annually by 2020. This will place the country amongst the world’s five largest exporters for coking coal. Andrew Woodley, Managing Director at Rio Tinto Coal in Mozambique spoke to us about the company’s current projects and what…

24 Jun 2013, by Test1 Test1