Mining technology to increase safety and productivity

Mining Technology to Increase Safety and Productivity

The role of technology is central to creating a future for the mining industry in Australia. It can improve the cost-efficiency of mining, and improve the safety of industry workers.

Underground mines are one of the most challenging environments for workers and their equipment. The effects that implemented technology can have on the cost per ton is impacted by many factors including mine design, application, product quality and maintenance.

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2017 Underground Mining Trends

Underground Mining Trends 2017

Australia’s underground mine productivity benchmarks are among the world’s best. There are a vast number of operating underground hard-rock mines in Australia producing coal or ore containing a variety of minerals and metals.

For Australian companies trying to enhance mining output in an ever-volatile environment, they must address a range of issues across the business to maximise value.

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Top 10 Mining Companies in the World

The top 10 mining companies act as a proxy for the performance of the mining industry.

PwC’s 13th annual review of global trends in the mining industry is based on the financial performance and position of the global mining industry as represented by the Top 40 mining companies by market capitalisation.

It is within the power of the Top 40 to rebuild after a mining slump. As much as it is true that the top 40 mining companies provide a guide as to how the mining industry may look in the future, the top 10 companies provide a clear picture of the heights they may reach again.

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Reliability in Hire Machinery Through Quality Maintenance

Reliability in Hire Machinery Through Quality Maintenance

Underground Mining machinery is some of the most durable, high-impact machinery on the market.

Despite its durability, the underground environment is harsh and machines deteriorate without an ongoing maintenance plan.  Minspares understands that when customers buy or hire a machine they expect it to be in good condition, compliant with current standards, and able to perform at a high level. Read more

6 Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mining Machinery Supplier

6 Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mining Machinery Supplier

Mining is an integral part of the Australian economy, accounting for about 10 per cent of the nation’s GDP. As of 2015, we have 420 mining operations in place, extracting coal, gold, copper, nickel, zinc, bauxite and opal.  It is big business and there are a lot of mining machinery providers out there vying for your business.

If you are responsible for choosing a mining machinery supplier, the choices available to you may seem overwhelming. To help you with your decision, we have created 6 questions that you should ask. By answering them, you will be able to reduce your search to a few providers that meet the needs of your company and your mining operation.

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Mining Machinery Hire or Buy?

A comparison guide between hiring and buying mining machinery

To make any mining operation successful requires planning and logistics. If you are involved with a project, you have no doubt considered whether to buy or hire your mining machinery.

In this article, we are going to discuss the pros and cons in the hope it will provide the right solution for your circumstances. Read more