Ravenswood Gold will focus on safer gold analysis with the installation of a purpose-built PhotonAssay facility.
Glencore has highlighted the safety benefits of its autonomous longwall technology at the Oaky Creek underground metallurgical coal mine in Queensland.
Kirkland Lake Gold will install Chrysos PhotonAssay technology to provide faster, safer and more accurate gold analysis at the Fosterville Mine in Victoria, Australia.
The Western Australian Government has launched the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Audit for mining workplaces, while Mitsubishi is supporting a program to improve mental health services in Queensland.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to drastically alter societies with its impact on economic and social structures.
CSIRO senior principal research scientist Grant Douglas has brought a double-edged sword to wastewater treatment – a critical part of every mining operation.
CSIRO has transferred its cyanide-free gold production technology to Australian company Clean Mining on the first gold pour last year.
CSIRO’s technology arm Data 61 is one of the six seven teams competing to receive up to $US4.5 million ($6.4 million) in funding from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
Robots and automation will make work safer and reduce workplace injury in Australia over the next 20 years, as revealed in a joint study by Safe Work Australia and CSIRO’s data innovation group Data61.