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A watchful eye

While CCTV is the traditional go-to security device, wireless IP surveillance cameras are the future, writes Luke Frost. Mine sites are tough environments. Between the general remoteness of many of...

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Keep your heads up

With untreated mental health conditions costing Australian businesses over $10 billion a year and affecting one in five employees, businesses that ignore mental health in their workplace are missing...

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Lean & Green

Mine site environmental specialist, Phil Abernethy, explains why environmentally responsible mines can cost less to operate. Mines with good environmental performance really do have lower operating...

01 More Power To You

More power to you

Power-over-Ethernet & Powered Fibre solutions signal the future of mining Staying ahead of the latest innovations keeps Australian mining strong, and in the uncertain economic times facing the...

01-Positive Energy

Renewables in mining – Futuristic or realistic

[hr]Mining is an energy-intensive industry and energy is an essential operational consideration. Energy access is becoming increasingly difficult and expensive in many regions of the world, with...

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More bang for your buck

[hr]In August 2014, Dr Geoff Brent and his research team were awarded the 2014 CEEC Medal by the Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution (CEEC) for groundbreaking research into a novel method of...

01-Underground Mining

Digging deep by design

[hr]A team from the University of Melbourne set about to develop an advanced level of software to optimise access and haulage in underground mine design. This is the result…[hr] AUTHORS MARCUS BRAZIL...

BHP hints at more job cuts

BHP Billiton has hinted at more job cuts while claiming a “reduction in operating costs” in Queensland has served the company well. In a statement released late yesterday, BHP Chief...

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