Newcrest Mining Mobilises 3500 Workers With 36 Apps

Large-scale productivity drive to keep field workers away from desks.

Newcrest Mining has created 36 mobile apps to get its 3500 remotely-based mine workers away from their desks and more ...

How Much Does Supply And Demand Influence Gold?

Gold is an enigma. Certainly, gold has practical applications. It conducts electricity, does not tarnish, can be drawn into wire and hammered into thin sheets.

However, it is the perceived ...

Bridgestone Opens New Mining Solution Centre In Australia

Bridgestone’s mining tyre service subsidiary in Australia has established a second solution centre in the country. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia Pty. Ltd. (BMSA) opened the Hunter Valley Mining Solution ...

Chinese Steel Output To Grow 3-4%, Says Fortescue CEO

The head of Australia's Fortescue Metals Group, the world's fourth-largest iron ore supplier, expects Chinese steel production to keep growing despite an economic slowdown as government stimulus stokes ...

Groundhog Day For Rio In Mongolia

Renewed Mongolian political discord over the standing of the investment agreements that support Rio Tinto’s $12 billion worth of current and future investment in the Oyu Tolgoi copper bonanza ...

Swick Rigs Find Work In US, Australia

Australian drilling contractor Swick Mining Services is redeploying eight drill rigs to the US to work at a Northern Star Resources’ mine