Tag: mining technology

Mining & Resources

How Fitzroy Australia Resources plans to make its new greenfield site a success

Fitzroy Australia Resources is moving full steam ahead with its plans to open a new longwall mine in the Bowen Basin of Queensland, having just completed a bankable feasibility study and advancing the State and Federal approval processes. Construction is planned to commence in Q1, with first coal from the underground operation in Q1 2020…

14 Sep 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Occupational Health & Safety

Visit Australia’s Centre of Dust Research Excellence

Re-blog via  Australian Bulk Handling Review May/June 2016 Thirty minutes’ drive west of Brisbane’s CBD, the Queensland Government’s Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (Simtars) at Redbank is home to world-class facilities that contribute towards preventing disasters, fatalities, lost-time injuries and occupational disease in industry. Established 30 years ago as a business unit of Queensland’s…

12 Jul 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Top 5 mining technologies used in Australia and abroad

Many industries are adopting new technologies worldwide that are helping them to drive down costs, improve productivity and optimise safety. Mining engineering is no different and there have been several exciting developments in the sector over the last few years that could transform how projects are carried out in the future. This article will outline…

12 Nov 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Dominic Collins, Global Integrated Operations

Dominic Collins, Partner at Global Integrated Operations will be speaking at the Technology & Productivity in Mining Conference to be held on the 2-3 December in Perth. Dominic is an experienced operational leader who is committed to helping organisations deliver culturally driven business transformations that unlock the benefits delivered through whole of supply-chain thinking and integration. Dom…

23 Oct 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Dr Eduardo Gallestey, ABB

With the Technology and Productivity in Mining Conference just around the corner we would like to share a special international speaker profile, all the way from Switzerland! Dr. Eduardo Gallestey obtained a Ph.D. degree in control theory at the Mathematics Department of the University of Bremen, Germany. After his graduation, he joined the engineering department of the…

23 Oct 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

4 benefits of adopting UAVs in mining

Once considered a tool of the distant future, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) - also known as drones - are now a mainstream and vital asset in a range of industries. Mining firms in Australia have been taking advantage of the many benefits of drones for some time now, in fact, and use of the technology…

15 Apr 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Case Study: Territory Iron using UAVs in mining

The increased civilian use of drone aircraft over the past five years has been keenly observed by various groups associated with the mining industry in Australia. One profession in particular has already begun to adopt UAV technologies into daily work schedules, namely Mine Surveyors. The Mine Survey team at Territory Iron is one group that…

14 Apr 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

The increasing importance of automation in the mining sector

As one of the country's most important industries, mining in Australia needs to ensure it can evolve and adapt to keep up with competition. As expected, technology is playing a major part as the sector continues to shift and develop. Automation is one of the most disruptive technological developments in mining in recent years, and…

7 Apr 2014, by test test