FMG dumptrucks in operation at Cloudbreak

F1 edge to power electric mining truck development

Fortescue Metals Group has announced an agreement with Williams Advanced Engineering to design and implement a battery system to power an electric mining haul truck.

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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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Eastern Pacific LNG carrier

BHP adding LNG-fuelled carriers to transport WA iron ore

The iron ore miner says the new fleet could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 30 per cent per voyage.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge and iron ore ship

Pilbara ports achievements put in landmark perspective

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks and also one of our more impressive feats of engineering.  With an arch more than 500m long, a peak that sits 134m above the water and steelwork comprising more than 52,000 tonnes, the bridge is certainly a sight to behold.  So what would 13,000 Sydney Harbour Bridges look like? […]

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Western Australian iron ore mines from the air

The abstract colours and shapes created by iron ore miners in the Pilbara and Kimberly regions of Western Australia.

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Welcome to the Kimberley

This truly breath-taking expanse of Western Australia gives us wonderful flora and fauna, plus the resources needed to power our future.

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Three Easy Metal Cocktails

Ever wondered how bronze, brass and steel are made? We’ll show you how. But please, do not try this at home.

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Rock of Ages

Unearthed in WA, a banded iron formation (BIF) is on display at the Natural History Museum (NHM), opened by Sir David Attenborough. It is an important link in the story of life on Earth

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