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26/11/2020 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM
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18/11/2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
METS Tech Talk: Ensuring Asset Health – Optimising Maintenance Measures METS Tech Talk: Ensuring Asset Health – Optimising Maintenance Measures

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5/11/2020 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
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30/10/2020 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

This story was originally published on the Australian Mining Magazine website. 

Sandvik’s new CH540 cone crushers have a low environmental impact and increase production capacity, eliminate bottlenecks, and reduce cost per tonne produced.

They come with the new automation and control system, SanRemo for Crushers, and feature a high capacity in relation to size and a dump valve that...

Austmine Member, Scope Training, has been announced as a Western Australian Finalist in the prestigious 2016 Telstra Business Awards. It is second consecutive year that Scope Training has been named as a Finalist. The Telstra Business Awards has been showcasing and celebrating the innovation and achievements of Australia’s most brilliant small and medium businesses since 1992.

About Scope Training
Scope Training is an...

Why Use Laser Cladding?

Laser cladding is the process of adding a pure metal or an alloy in its powder form to a new or damaged component for wear, corrosion, abrasion protection or for salvaging worn parts. 

The use of lasers for materials processing and in particular laser cladding, is a relatively new development. LaserBond first trialed lasers in 1999, building one of the world’s first high powdered laser cladding systems in 2002. Laser cladding has received...

Smart Technology company RCT will be exhibiting the upcoming EXPOTECNOMIN 2016 in Peru from July 13- 16 at Explanada del Polideportivo de la PUCP Av. Universitaria.

With a growing presence in South America, EXPOTECNOMIN is the ideal platform to showcase RCT’s latest range of technology designed to increase productivity, safety and profitability within surface and underground...

Sandvik introduces innovative new products and services that help customers to improve safety and productivity even further, with emphasis on total cost of ownership, scalable automation packages, availability of service and parts and inherent...

After years of major investment fuelled by high commodity prices, industries such as mining and oil and gas now find themselves in an economic downturn as they are challenged with falling resource prices. At the same time, the world is entering a new industrial era enabled by digitalization providing companies with the opportunity to become more innovative in how they operate and embrace hi-tech service. Now more than ever, hi-tech service is critical to the future success of the...

RCT’s Guidance and Teleremote training was a huge success at Renison Bell Tin Mine.

Earlier this year RCT successfully delivered its ControlMaster® Guidance ATX2200 Teleremote training course to operators at Renison Tin Mine in Tasmania - with an overwhelming response.

RCT product trainer Alan Barton executed two separate, level one courses (both theory...

Nevada has a rich history of mining that dates back to the discovery of gold in the 1800s and it remains a significant contributor to the wealth and prosperity of the state today. Whilst Nevada is wealthy in a range of resources such as copper, lead, lithium and zinc, gold and silver dominate the mining scene. Mining contributes $9.04 billion to the state's economy, $8.1 billion of that from gold and silver mining. Whilst Nevada is renowned for casinos and tourism, gold is its...

New tools in Maptek Evolution improve performance of mine scheduling processes and deliver greater project value.

Evolution 4.5 features the stunning new graphics environment which already provides Maptek I-Site, BlastLogic and Eureka software users with a superior visualisation experience.

‘The high performance graphics engine can display...

BRISBANE (Australia) 

TALPAC now features innovative and dynamic user interface enhancements as well as an expansion of its equipment library which is the largest in the industry.

Simulation Solutions Product Manager, Adam Price said, “With TALPAC’s enhanced user interface and expanded equipment database, our users can rapidly achieve the next level of productivity...


Could your algorithm change how mining is done?

Phase-X online challenge is open for new participants! Work on BHP Billiton's real operational data to create a new algorithm for optimising open pit mining phases. Not only does the winner receive $50,000, they also have the opportunity for further collaboration with BHP Billiton. As with all Unearthed events, innovators retain 100% of the intellectual property they...

SG Partners Super Sales Clinic

SG Partners acknowledge that it is a challenging market. If the marketplace has changed and your people are engaging the same way they have always done then your company will be left behind.

What are you going to do while you still have the chance? Train or live in hope!

You know people in...

Cost minimisation and productivity improvements continue to be key focus areas as miners strive to navigate the industry downturn. A strategy that has emerged from this is adopting practices from other industries to search for efficiency gains and business improvement. Lean processes have been successfully implemented to eliminate waste in industries such as motor vehicles and consumables, and they are now receiving more attention in the mining & METS sector. Austmine caught...

Austmine member, Scope Training has been announced as a Finalist in the 2016 Western Australian Training Awards. The WA Training Awards recognise and reward outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students, and the contribution to training made by trainers, training organisations and employers. Now in their 22nd year, the Awards continue to put our State's top achievers in the spotlight. 


In 2015, Scope won the WA...

After a very successful inaugural round, Austmine is pleased to announce that our Innovation Mentoring Program will return in September 2016. This program is unique, being the only mentoring program for individuals dedicated exclusively to the METS sector. 

Innovation is critical to the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) industry and will secure the sustainable future of mining. There is a need to...

acQuire Technology Solutions appoints Alison Atkins as managing director in 2016. The values-based software company develops Geoscientific Information Management (GIM) products and services and operates under a sustainable business philosophy designed for long-term business resilience.

PERTH, Australia (21 July 2016) – Following its Succession of Leadership strategy, acQuire Technology Solutions announces...

The mining industry is currently navigating an extended period of stagnating industry growth which has led to many changes in the way that miners and METS approach core functions of their business. Companies have adopted a variety of strategies to deal with these pressures, including cost cutting and shedding excess offerings, a renewed focus on advanced technologies and productivity improvements and re-structuring their product and services range through mergers &...

Resource Industry Network has joined with Austmine in a collaborative agreement to further each organisation’s support of the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector in the Mackay region.

Resource Industry Network Chair Tony Caruso said the reciprocal arrangement was designed to strengthen cooperation between the two organisations with a demonstrated interest in the sustainable development of the METS sector in Queensland.


Effective maintenance programs have multiple components 

Magnetic plugs perform an important role in collecting metals from oil and helping ensure engines and components run smoothly but they should form part of a predictive maintenance program and not be used in isolation, according to fluid management and condition monitoring experts

PERTH, AUSTRALIA, 25 July 2016:  Leading provider of intuitive software solutions and services to the international mining sector, MICROMINE, is exhibiting at this year’s Diggers and Dealers Forum, 1 - 3 August, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.

MICROMINE will showcase its entire suite of solutions at Booth 19, including a preview to Geobank 2017, the latest versions of the company’s...

RungePincockMinarco (ASX:RUL) [RUL] has today announced the expansion of its suite of commodity based mine scheduling software solutions, through the launch of Stratigraphic Metals XPAC Solution.

Stratigraphic Metals is a Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software product that is specifically designed to handle the complex scheduling issues unique to...

Maptek and VUMA, a subsidiary of Bluhm Burton Engineering Pty Ltd (BBE), have executed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate collaboration and cooperation around mine ventilation solutions and mine design.

The primary focus will be on enabling detailed data transfer between Maptek Vulcan mine planning software and

RCT will be showcasing its latest innovations helping to increase productivity and profitability at mine sites around the world at the upcoming MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas.  

Every four years thousands of mining leaders, managers and decision makers converge on one of the biggest international mining shows on earth – MINExpo and this year RCT is proud to take part in...

EY today revealed the 17 successful entrepreneurs from Queensland in the running to be named 2016 Australian EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.

The finalists from Australia’s Northern Region will join 64 other talented entrepreneurs from across the country nominated for this year’s awards.

EY’s Queensland Managing Partner, Paul Laxon, said this year’s Northern Region finalists brought together a unique mix of entrepreneurs...

CSA Global Pty Ltd (CSA Global, the Company) is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of A.C.A. Howe International Limited (ACA Howe), one of Canada’s longest-standing independent mining industry consulting firms.

The Toronto-based group will provide a valuable addition to the CSA Global team. Over the coming months ACA Howe will be integrated into CSA Global’s existing Canadian business and across its international operations to broaden the Company’s...

South America has established itself as a leading mining region in recent years, capitalising on the vast wealth of mineral resources in the continent. Fortunately for Australian METS, their products and services are highly sought after in this region and are seen as the gold standard for technology and innovation. One such opportunity that Australian METS may look to pursue is the Las Bambas open-pit project in Peru which is set to become one of the...

Deswik is pleased to announce that Wayne Romer has been selected as a National Finalist for the Northern Region in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of The Year awards. Wayne joins other outstanding entrepreneurs from across Australia who will compete for the ultimate prize of being named 2016 Australian EY Entrepreneur of The Year.

Deswik is a global consulting and technology company...

Thursday 25 August
9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Grand Chancellor, 23 Leichhardt Street, Brisbane, QLD
This seminar will conclude with a networking function from 5.00-6.00pm

This seminar occurs at a time when both the mining industry and its service providers are under severe financial stress consequent upon the decline in global mineral commodity prices. In the...

Earlier this year, VCI released their new CEO Insights Mining Report, with the tagline of “Innovation State of Play”. Following the revealing of this exciting view into the minds of CEOs and board members from 15 of the top mining companies around the world, Austmine decided to catch up with Graeme Stanway, CEO of VCI to get his thoughts on the state of play and how critical...

  • To be held on 1st September in Melbourne, the forum will bring together industry leaders for a timely discussion on the impact of digitalization on energy, automation, building technology, transportation systems and process industries
  • Visiting Siemens global Member of Managing Board, Dr. Roland Busch will deliver keynote on core industries transitioning to the new...

In June 2016, COR Cooling was announced as a finalist in the Peabody Energy Cost Saving Initiative Award at the Queensland Mining Contractor Awards. Always excited to hear about recognition of our members for their fantastic achievements, Austmine caught up with Scott Sach, Queensland State Manager for COR Cooling on what they’ve been shortlisted for and what else has been happening in their world the last few months.

Can you tell us more about the...

Best maintenance practices to give best metallurgical performance in flotation:

This is often an underestimated topic when concentrating on a plants metallurgical performance.

This webinar concentrates on the importance of maintaining flotation machines and why it should concern metallurgist and operators and not just the maintenance personnel. You will see some examples of...

Despite a lack of understanding about what it actually is, Implicit Modelling has developed a strong following amongst modelling software companies, allowing for the process of data modelling to be sped up, for a more efficient operation.

Implicit modelling uses radial basis functions (RBFs) to model grade shells, lithology boundaries, faults or surfaces. These wireframes are readily displayed in Vizex and are a...

Mining has long been at the forefront of industry in Papua New Guinea, presenting opportunities for Australian METS due to the geographic proximity between the nations. The mining sector is the growth engine of the PNG economy, providing more than one third of government tax revenue and has served to increase the wealth of a range of stakeholders, including landowners, equity holders and employment to the local community. 

Austmine recently...

Exponor is an exhibition of global technology and innovation for the mining industry that takes place every two years in Antofagasta, Chile. It is a comprehensive showcase of the products, services, innovations, advances and improvements offered by mining and industrial suppliers to the global market. Exponor brings together the latest breakthroughs in the mining sector, and offers the chance to gain inside knowledge on future investments and expert viewpoints, as well as making...

The ultimate software training event, Rockwell Automation TechED is set to deliver the industry’s only multi-day event focussed on creating innovative, high-performance manufacturing and production applications

Rockwell Automation TechED will be held at the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park on 30 August to 1 September 2016.  This three-day event will offer unique ways of learning, exploring and discovering techniques...

In the current industry environment, Australian METS are facing considerable pressures to decrease costs but ensure the same or better quality of product. However, there are signs that the sector is beginning to pick-up, with increasingly optimistic language from senior mining leaders. Austmine recently caught up with Gillis Broinowski, Chairman, Texo Australasia to understand what operational procedures and strategies can lead to success in the current...

«October 2020»
29/09/2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CEO Leadership Luncheon: Chris Walsh, Chief Commercial Officer, Idemitsu (EVENT FULL)

Location: Hotel Grand Chancellor Brisbane, 23 Leichhardt Street, Brisbane, QLD

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30/09/2020 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

CEO Leadership Luncheon: Penny Dent, Head of Technology WAIO, BHP (EVENT FULL)

Location: Optus Stadium, Victoria Park Drive, Burswood WA, Australia

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Smart Mining Networking Event: Mining's Renewable Future

Location: Optus Stadium, 333 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood, WA

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