Sandvik Leopard DI650i

Sandvik adds autonomous capabilities to Leopard DI650i drill rig

 

Sandvik has developed the iDrill automation platform to enable fully autonomous blasthole drilling for the Leopard DI650i down-the-hole drill rig.

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Andromeda’s meteoric rise continues at Great White

 

The rise of Andromeda Metals has raised eyebrows in 2021, as its Great White halloysite-kaolin mine in South Australia has progressed from a mining application to an offtake agreement worth more than $49 million per year.

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‘We Built This City’ – GSR under the spotlight

 

As part of CDE Global’s Engineering Insights virtual event, several specialists in the area of construction materials supply and demand convened for a presentation on the growth of global cities.

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Mining and METS economic contribution

Mining and METS deliver $241.9bn to Australian economy

 

Australia’s mining companies and mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector have contributed 12.4 per cent of the Australian economy’s value, according to a report from Deloitte Access Economics.

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Cutting installation time by half, defeating dust

 

The nature of operating environments presents a number of fire hazards. The dangerous nature of quarrying materials, the heavy equipment and vehicles used on-site and the remote location of many sites mean extra vigilance is required to help prevent and prepare for a fire. Read more

A single, smooth supplier of bearings and components

 

A proficient partnership between manufacturer and distributor aims to minimise downtimes in the quarrying, construction, extractive and processing industries with a one-stop-shop for high performing bearing systems. Read more

CCAA: COVID-safe construction essential to Australia’s recovery

 

Ken Slattery, the chief executive officer of the peak body for Australia’s heavy construction materials industry, has warned in an opinion piece that the capacity for the industry to be an engine for the nation’s post-pandemic economic recovery is being hindered by snap lockdowns.

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