Granny Smith solar farm

Renewable energy bears fruit at WA’s Granny Smith mine

The project is expected to reduce the mine's fuel consumption by more than 10 per cent.

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RioTinto AutoHaul train

Mining’s biggest robot wins top engineering award

The vast AutoHaul network comprises some 1700km kilometres of track, with each train delivering tens of thousands of tonnes of iron ore from 16 Rio Tinto mines to ports in Dampier and Cape Lambert.

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MiCone Australia

Going global: WA drillers and blasters set to take bright idea to the world

A stunningly simple but effective invention could be about to provide a solution to one of mining's long-standing safety risks.

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BHP Nickel West

Throwing the carbon sink at greenhouse gas emissions?

BHP is investigating whether the use of technology at its Mount Keith tailings dam could speed up a natural process that already offsets the equivalent of the yearly emissions from some 15,000 cars.

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Dry Jayson Meyers

Drilling for gold reveals massive asteroid hit on WA outback

The energy released on impact would have been greater than the combined explosions of every nuclear bomb test in history.

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NASA image of the moon

NASA wants moon rocks….and it’s prepared to pay for them

The space agency wants to land people on the moon by 2024 and says mineral discoveries will be a key part of that.

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Bortana EV

Meet the battery-powered 4WD that could change the Australian mining scene

As a mining engineer, Steve Durkin always wanted to know why things were done the way they were done. His latest innovation could be about to significantly change staus quo.

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Handy stuff: WA mining supplies company Hexion expands into sanitiser production

The Hexion ANZ team has put to use idle equipment and is now making its own World Health Organization-approved hand sanitizer to supply the community and their existing customers.

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Goldfields wildflower

First mining companies join Australian carbon neutral ranks

A small Goldfields drilling company run by twin brothers is among two Australian mining businesses to be certified as carbon neutral.

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FMG turn on hydrogen-powered transport

Fortescue will take another step towards its goal of net-zero operational emissions by 2040 with the introduction of hydrogen-powered coaches at its Christmas Creek operations.  FMG expects the 10 hydrogen coaches, built by HYZON Motors, to replace its existing diesel fleet from mid-2021 in what it described as a “first for an Australian mining operation.”  Fortescue Deputy Chief Executive Officer Julie Shuttleworth said the […]

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