Diesel trucks 'remain king' in Australia

GIVEN the lukewarm response from Australian mine managers to the idea of introducing non-truck haulage...


18 JULY 2001

Bigger mines to reap technology gains

MOST respondents to an exclusive Australia's Mining Monthly survey believe larger, longer-life mines...

Atlas Copco regains Wagner distribution in USA

ATLAS Copco Wagner Inc has ended its 40-year distribution partnership with Oldenburg Lake Shore in the...


16 JULY 2001

Harnischfeger slowly emerges from bankruptcy

HARNISCHFEGER Industries, the manufacturers of surface and underground mining equipment, has continued...


08 JUNE 2001

Jubilee to take Cosmos underground by year's-end

JUBILEE Mines is set to launch its Cosmos Deeps underground development in November after today announcing...


03 APRIL 2001

Cuiaba expansion on hold as AngloGold waits for prices to firm

ANGOLGOLD has postponed expansion of its Cuiaba goldmine in Brazil because of low gold prices.


26 FEBRUARY 2001

Jubilee's Cosmos Deeps aims for October construction start

JUBILEE Mines has pegged the cost of its Cosmos Deeps underground mine at around $30 million as the Perth-based...


01 FEBRUARY 2001

Rio approves $139 million development at Northparkes

ANGLO-Australian miner Rio Tinto today gave the greenlight for Northparkes Mines' Lift 2 project to go...


23 JANUARY 2001

SSB system easier to install: Jennmar

LEADING American roof control products manufacturer, Jennmar Corp, says it is now supplying a new pre-tensioned,...


15 DECEMBER 2000

Coal mining's holy grail within sight

A CONCERTED bid to speed up mine roadway development using automation technology is underway.


30 NOVEMBER 2000

Tekflex wins early support

FOSROC Chemfix, part of the Burmah Castrol group, hopes to capitalise on rising demand for flexible,...


30 NOVEMBER 2000

Palabora block cave undercut underway

THE Rio Tinto-operated Palabora copper mine in South Africa has kicked off the development of a large-scale...

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