BHP Western Australia iron ore asset president Brandon Craig says a diverse culture is critical to a safe and highly productive workplace.
BHP has started production at its autonomous-ready South Flank iron ore mine in Western Australia.
State of Play’s Electric Mine Consortium has coalesced several facets of mining to encourage an emission-free and safer future for the industry. Nickolas Zakharia writes.
The Australian Government’s 2021 STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) equity monitor shows that the number of women in STEM roles has increased by 4 per cent since 2016.
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) electrical engineering professor David Wetz and New Mexico Tech are developing a safer battery for mine and hazard inspection drones.
Downer has joined forces with Coates Hire and Sitech WA to trial a safety technology that prevents massive machinery entering restricted areas in real time.
Safe to Work finds out how Chipatronic is visually arming mining companies with advanced camera systems designed to improve safety, productivity and compliance.
University of Southern Queensland mechanical engineer Toan Dinh has developed sensors that are five to 100 times smaller than the width of a single human hair to help prevent injuries and fatalities on mine sites.
Newmont chief technology officer Dean Gehring has warned that the introduction of new technologies can cause distractions on-site.
Ctrack demonstrates that tracking assets is a means to many ends not limited to improving safety, project control, productivity and efficiency. All of this comes with the release of the Ctrack Asset range.
Newcrest Mining has continued to roll out safer and more productive mining operations at the Lihir gold mine in Papua New Guinea.
Roy Hill is putting safety first at the Pilbara iron ore mine by signing a contract with Epiroc and ASI Mining to automate its mixed fleet of Hitachi and Cat haul trucks.
Immersive Technologies has partnered with OK Tedi to introduce a new way to assess mining operations, delivering the first fully-integrated Operator Performance Analytics (OPA) system.
Ctrack managing director Jim McKinlay explains how telematics and data can increase vehicle safety standards.
The rising number of commercial vehicles on Australian roads has led to more fatalities, crashes and poor driving attributable to heavy vehicles.
Drone technology is affecting the global metals and mining industry, with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) increasing in popularity in recent years.
Australia’s robotics researchers are partnering with Brisbane-based technology company Verton Australia to turn a crane into a smart robot.
With the mining sector consistently working to improve safety in the industry, telematics can play a key role in reducing risk for drivers on site.
Alcoa has followed in the steps of the army, navy and air force, which use VR to undertake training for high-risk tasks at its alumina refineries in Western Australia.
Technology from Lithium Australia and the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has recovered critical battery metals from spent lithium-ion batteries (LIBs).