Fortescue Celebrates Latest VTEC Graduates

Fortescue Metals Group recently celebrated the graduation of the latest Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) trainees, who will commence full-time employment at the company’s Eliwana, Solomon and Christmas ...

DJI Flies High With Two Drone Payloads

DJI believes its two new payloads will be "game changers" when it comes to aerial inspections and data collections.

The DJI Zenmuse P1 and DJI Zenmuse L1 are designed for ...

Miners Feel Investor Heat

Mining company executives expect pressure from investors on environmental, social and governance aspects of their businesses will only escalate in coming years as issues such as climate change, engagement with ...

Mine Hoist OEM Turns To Altra For Soft Braking

Mine hoist manufacturer Coalfield Services chose products by Svendborg Brakes and Twiflex, two Altra Industrial Motion brands, for the production of a reliable hoisting system.

Coalfield needed a custom braking ...

Fenix Awards Iron Ridge Contract To MACA

MACA has secured a $185 million six-year drill and blast, crushing and screening contract at Fenix Resources’ Iron Ridge iron ore project in Western Australia.

The contractor has already started ...

Blasting During Covid-19

Disruptions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have focused quarry and mines’ attention on cost management, demanding optimisation of key productivity factors like blast fragmentation.

“While most of the Australian and ...

Rio Tinto Keeps Ticking

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has reported increased production in iron-ore, aluminium and titanium dioxide for the three months to September, compared with the June quarter, while production for its other ...