Sunday, 20 October 2019
Brisbane End of Year Networking Event Brisbane End of Year Networking Event

Brisbane End of Year Networking Event

27/11/2019 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Austmine 30 Year Anniversary Dinner Austmine 30 Year Anniversary Dinner

Austmine 30 Year Anniversary Dinner

21/11/2019 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Sydney End of Year Networking Event Sydney End of Year Networking Event

Sydney End of Year Networking Event

12/11/2019 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Meet the Miners at IMARC 2019 - EVENT FULL Meet the Miners at IMARC 2019 - EVENT FULL

Meet the Miners at IMARC 2019 - EVENT FULL

30/10/2019 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Austmine VIP Drinks at IMARC Austmine VIP Drinks at IMARC

Austmine VIP Drinks at IMARC

29/10/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)

International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)

28/10/2019 8:00 AM - 31/10/2019 5:00 PM
Contractors Panel Smart Mining Networking Event Contractors Panel Smart Mining Networking Event

Contractors Panel Smart Mining Networking Event

23/10/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

In this Austmine member-only webinar, marketing & sales experts take you through some top tips in getting the most bang from your marketing buck. 

This is aimed at small and medium sized METS companies who want to develop, expand upon and freshen up their marketing approach. In particular, it is designed for business owners, general managers, or marketers within SME METS companies, who wish...

Market Fundamentals

Commodity supply disruptions in today’s volatile market

Supply-demand fundamentals have been a key theme since the last quarter of 2016 when Chinese constriction of coal supply saw coal prices sky rocket, followed closely by many other commodity prices, e.g., aluminium, copper and iron ore. Interruption to supply is a re-occurring challenge for the industry. Disruptions have spanned commodities and geographies and impacted the sector in a variety of ways, but...

A Muswellbrook mining company is leading the way in community support in a manner not seen before in the Hunter.  Bengalla is participating in a project that will deliver services that will inform, strengthen and enable local companies via a process new to this region.

The project is a collaboration between Bengalla, Austmine, and the Federal Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation & Science, along with support from local organisations...

Meet the six Accelerator teams


Vault adds early intervention mental health monitoring and hazard perception training products to existing risk and safety management suite 

MELBOURNE, 13 June 2017 – Vault Intelligence, a leading provider of cloud based risk and safety management software, today announces an integration with Perth startup Tap into Safety to expand its hazard...

MICROMINE will be exhibiting at the 2017 Diggers and Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia from August 7th – 9th.

Diggers and Dealers is a leading annual conference that combines presentations by listed mining and exploration companies with a large exhibition area housing exhibitors from the sector. A world class entertainment program ensures that delegates experience the very best of the style and...

Bill Fox, Global Product Manager for hoses, explores the overall advantage of a flexible pipeline and why pre-formed hose bends complement the entire circuit.

A key component of any mill circuit process is flexibility. The more freedom the pipeline has to move, the less energy is required, resulting in a faster and leaner production, with less risk of breakdown.

Take the human body for...

FLSmidth has reached an agreement to acquire a part of Sandvik Mining Systems. This includes continuous surface mining and minerals handling technologies and competences that will strengthen the Group's core minerals business.

The pending acquisition enables FLSmidth to improve productivity for its customers by closing a gap and cover a wider range of the full mining value chain - from the primary crushing point in the mining pit and the transport from mine to plant all the way...

Having a haul truck reverse down long drives to backfill stopes just got a whole lot easier at the Aurelia Metals’ Hera gold mine in New South Wales after underground mining contractor Pybar’s decision to trial RCT’s ControlMaster® Haul Truck Guidance.

The gold and lead zinc project increased productivity and reduced machine damage after equipping two of Pybar’s Caterpillar AD45 ejectors with the intuitive solution that simply guides the machines to the...

Mapping your Future in METS

Show your capabilities to policy makers, collaborators, and potential customers by registering for the METS NSW Map.

Do you provide a unique product or service that can be sold to and utilised by the mining industry?

Are you involved in the exploration, planning, development, operations, transport and logistics, remediation or another core segment of the mining industry?

Are you part of a large...

The global mining and metals sector faces a digital disconnect – how will you overcome it?

Future digital transformation of the mining and metals sector will be a critical enabler to addressing the industry’s productivity and margin challenges. We now see a disconnect between the potential from digital transformation and the poor track record of successful implementations. Having a clear understanding of the key elements of past successes and failures is critical...

The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that recognises Australian businesses for their export achievements and contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity.

If your business is selling it's products, services or IP internationally, you are encouraged to get involved! 

It is a great opportunity to profile your business and be recognised for your...

Weir Minerals’ process expertise and new technology increase up-time and production by 35%

Oranje Mynbou en Vervoer (OMV), a mining operation in South Africa, was looking to upgrade its sand wash plant.

Their current plant set-up was inefficient, the customer was changing the pump impellers every 3-4 weeks and relining hydrocyclones every 2-3 weeks. This was causing low throughput of only 41...

Largest gearbox load test rig in the country unveiled

Siemens has invested $5 million into the state-of-the-art Rockhampton Service Centre in the heart of Queensland’s mining community. This investment means that the facility now has Australia’s largest and most advanced test rig for mining, wind power and other core industries. 

This raises Siemens’ investments in hi-tech service...

Deswik is partnering with Newtrax Technologies Inc. (‘Newtrax’) – the leading provider of safety and operations management systems for underground hard rock mines to integrate Deswik.OPS (Operations scheduling & tracking) with the Newtrax Production Control System.

This strategic partnership will enable operations to increase production and shift efficiency by combining short interval control planning and scheduling from Deswik with real time actual...

The mining industry is turning to digitisation in order to optimise efficiencies to increase productivity and profitability.  RCT’s latest Communications Solutions offering ensures it can help clients enter, expand or completely digitise its operations by integrating solutions to a new or existing network.

RCT’s point of difference is its versatility with its extensive range of solutions to individual requirements and fortunately, it is just as agile...

Company announcement 14 - 7 - 2017

To Our Valued Customers & Employees, 

It gives me great pleasure to announce that the purchase of Ingstrom Escape Chutes was finalised in June 2017.

Total Fire Solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd will keep the Ingstrom Escape Chutes branding, however, all sales, manufacture, distribution and support will be relocated to our Mt Thorley Branch managed by...

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA, JULY 31, 2017 – RPMGlobal (RPM) has today launched Underground Metals Solution (UGMS), RPM’s scheduling solution specifically tailored for underground metals mines.

Integrating with RPM’s industry leading Enterprise Planning Platform, UGMS features automated planning and scheduling, allowing mining engineers to focus solely on achieving the scheduling outcomes needed, in the comfort of knowing that all of the...

SG Partners Super Sales Clinic

Selling to the mining sector is full of challenges.

It's hard to get to the decision makers, those who understand and look for value,

It's hard to engage with procurement and position value,

It's hard to get people to make decision sooner than later,

It's hard to get people to seriously consider your offering.

We have been training people who sell to the...

Austmine recently sat down with Dr Susanne Bahn, Co-Founder & CEO of Tap into Safety and newly appointed panel member of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s Small Business Finance Advisory Panel. In this interview, Sue addresses the topic of mental health in the mining sector by delving into the findings generated from their research partnership with Edith Cowan University, whilst also exploring the “All of Me” solution which utilises new technology to create preventative mental...

A Purposeful Platform Front-Loaded with Pervasive Multi-Channel Connectivity and Real-Time Supply-Chain Management
for Complex Mining Environments

Auxilium Systems helps its customers keep track of their high-value mining assets, enabling them to transform into a leading service-centric organization that provides innovative, value-added technology...

Leading provider of innovative mining solutions, MICROMINE, announced that it has successfully implemented its leading underground fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram, at Dugald River, in north-west Queensland.

The Dugald River mine has one of the world’s highest-grade known zinc deposits, owned by MMG Limited, which in 2016 announced an optimised mine plan that will support a 1.7Mtpa operation with annual production of around 170,000 tonnes of...

ABB Microgrid Business Case

Power systems in mining and other industries are seeing a major structural transformation as renewables and energy storage costs continue to decline and global pressure to mitigate CO2 remains strong. For off-grid mining in particular, renewable and storage technologies present an ideal opportunity not only to improve the mine’s environmental footprint, but also to reduce energy costs while improving power...

International minerals processing group FLSmidth has appointed Laurie Barlow as Vice President, Minerals.  He will be based in Perth.

Born in Brisbane, Mr Barlow is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Technology Management and has extensive project management and senior management experience in the cement and minerals industries – core product areas of the group.

Along with wide-ranging experience in the...

Topics: Sap Flow, Plant Water Potential, Soils and Remote Monitoring/Wireless Networks
When:  14th to 16th November, 2017. 9am to 5pm.
Location: ICT International Head Office, Armidale, NSW, Australia.
RSVP: By 31st October 2017 through the register link or by contacting us on +61 267 726770...

by Robin Ormerod (Managing Director of EnviroSuite)

Throughout the world, mining companies are coming under increasing pressure to improve the performance and efficiency of their operations.

The challenge stems from fluctuating customer demand and shifting commodity prices. Keeping production costs down is a top priority to ensure profit margin can be maintained.

To achieve this, attention must be...

Montreal – July, 2017 — Newtrax Technologies Inc. (‘Newtrax’) – the leading provider of safety and operations management systems for underground hard rock mines is pleased to announce Simon Waghorn has just joined the Newtrax team as Vice President of the Asia-Pacific region.

Simon Waghorn holds a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Loughborough University of Technology in the United Kingdom. Over his 25-year career, he has...

This article was originally published on the Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency website. 

Kazakhmys Corporation LLP plans to allocate more than 267 billion tenge (333.36 tenge/$1) for projects on upgrading and expanding its production capacity, the company's press office has told Interfax-Kazakhstan. 

The project implementation period...

Austmine’s highly-skilled team of Business Advisers (BA’s) have worked with hundreds of SME’s around the country in the past twelve months, providing critical business management advice and support under the federal government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme (EP). Ross Carter is the BA for Sydney, the Illawarra and Western NSW and is the newest member of the Austmine...

Innovation has been the driving force behind RCT’s success with the company going from strength to strength in the past 45 years. As a result, the company now spans five proven sub-brands comprising of numerous proven solutions.

RCT continues to advance its products and technology through formal market-driven Roadmaps, however, to remain at the forefront of innovation the company realised a need for a dedicated team to test new technologies, ideas and...

Real time data from the entire fleet

Provision of comprehensive data in real time will enhance the fluid management services of Techenomics and allow customers to obtain even better productivity from oils and lubricants.

The innovative and independent supplier is embracing the digital age by implementing real time data, which CEO Chris Adsett says will...

Crushers operate at high power, force and capacity in order to produce the required materials. This puts a great deal of strain on the crusher and its wear parts, which operators must be aware of when carrying out maintenance. Failure to do so may have a high impact, both in terms of financial cost and potential loss of production.

The maintenance plan

Performing regular maintenance on crushers is integral to the...

Carahuacra, Yauli, Perú - August 2017 — Newtrax Technologies Inc. (‘Newtrax’) – the leading provider of safety and operations management systems for underground hard rock mines – has been selected by Volcán Compañia Minera for the deployment of safety and productivity solutions at its Carahuacra underground mine, including proximity detection, collision avoidance, mobile gas detection, and personnel and mobile equipment tracking.

Volcán is the...

The practice of providing a safe workplace and implementing Lean production systems have been kept separate in most manufacturing sites. It is not uncommon to find these two essential functions being slightly out of alignment due to the (mistaken) perception that improving the objectives of improving safety and reducing waste may actually be in opposition with each other. The new complexities of regulatory safety compliance have demanded the need for specialists. Similarly the...


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«October 2019»
2/10/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Austmine Networking Breakfast with SLN - EVENT FULL

Location: Interlate Office, 1/143 Coronation Drive, Milton QLD, Australia

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3/10/2019 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Adelaide Mining Innovation Roadshow

Location: Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide, 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA, Australia

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15/10/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

South32 Smart Mining Networking Event

Location: Ocean Room Level 2 Central Building, Innovation Campus Wollongong Squires Way, North Wollongong

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17/10/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Rio Tinto Smart Mining Networking Event

Location: Pullman King George Square, Corner Ann & Roma Streets, Brisbane

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23/10/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Contractors Panel Smart Mining Networking Event

Location: Mercure Perth, Irwin Street, Perth WA, Australia

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28/10/2019 8:00 AM - 31/10/2019 5:00 PM

International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC, Australia

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