Ichthys LNG by INPEX has been announced as the Northern Territory’s Engineering Excellence Award winner and Sir William Hudson Award finalist. INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG is one of the largest, technically challenging and complex liquefied natural gas developments in the world. Located in Northern Australia , Ichthys LNG is essentially three mega-projects in one, consisting of some
The Australian Government today announced new long term funding and an expanded focus for the Australian Renewable Energy Agency that will secure its future beyond 2022. The Prime Minister and Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction today announced a total funding package of $1.62 billion for ARENA including guaranteed baseline funding of $1.43 billion over
Leading energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has welcomed steps to prioritise planning approval to develop a new gas connection from its Eastern Gas Pipeline (EGP) to the proposed LNG import terminal at Port Kembla (PKGT). Jemena understands the New South Wales Government has placed the PKGT on its Priority Project List which aims to fast-track activities
Heritage advisory council with Banjima native title holders will inform design of $4.5bn South Flank iron ore mining operation. Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC (BNTAC), the prescribed body corporate for the Banjima People, together with BHP, announced plans for the establishment of a Heritage Advisory Council, comprising Banjima Elders and senior BHP representatives, to
SSR-Omni by GroundProbe has been announced as the Queensland’s top Engineering Excellence Award winner and Sir William Hudson Award finalist. New Slope Stability Radar for tactical monitoring The SSR-Omni is the world’s leading Slope Stability Radar technology for monitoring and detecting movement and potential collapses across open-cut mines and tailings dams. In 40 seconds, it scans 360
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data for better engineering decision support and to improve collaboration across the entire supply
NT and WA customers will now be able to access Sullair Australia’s portable air compressors and on ground technical support through a partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA). Sullair portable compressed air products and servicing are now available for purchase and servicing in the Northern Territory and in Western Australia through partnership
Mount Keith Nickel Operation has one of Australia’s biggest tailings dams – and it’s also a massive mineral carbon sink. ‘Mineral carbonation’ is a natural chemical weathering process where carbon dioxide reacts with mineral rocks, such as serpentine, to form a mineral carbonate, permanently and safely locking away carbon, and reducing greenhouse gases in the
Mining exploration companies AU Exploration Pty Ltd (AU Exploration) and NBH Resources Pty Ltd (NBH Resources) will have to pay $15,500 in fines and costs after being convicted of breaching the state’s mining laws On 11 September 2020, the Broken Hill Local Court convicted and fined both companies for offences under the Mining Act 1992
Metso Outotec has received recognition as the leading supplier in the Mining Suppliers’ Ranking conducted by Phibrand in Chile. In the winning categories, Metso Outotec was nominated under the name Metso, as the survey was initiated in May 2020, prior to the merger of Metso Minerals and Outotec on July 1, 2020. These categories include Crushers, Mills and Plant Maintenance as well as the highest recognition in the ranking, the Best Performing International Supplier. “This recognition makes
Sandvik has updated its operator training simulator Digital Driller to safely train underground drill operators and maintenance teams. Australian Mining.
Over the past 20 years there has been a series of tailings storage facility (TSF) failures, but the devastating failure of Brazil’s Brumadinho tailings storage facility (TSF) in January 2019, which took 270 people’s lives, was the tipping point for the industry. Australian Mining.
The strength of Western Australia’s resources sector has led it through crises and is now set to usher in a new era of critical minerals. Australian Mining.
The Australian Government has invested $50 million in a carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) fund, a decision that is welcomed by Glencore. Australian Mining.
Adani Mining chief executive David Boshoff says company will remain “full speed ahead” on construction of the Carmichael rail and mine project in Queensland, which is set to continue through to 2021. Australian Mining.