What’s new in mining machinery?

What’s new in mining machinery?

From drilling machines to excavators, crushing and grinding equipment – the mining industry requires a dizzying array of machinery and technology to carry out its work.   These tools are constantly evolving to meet new safety requirements and output targets....
Biostimulants: turning dirt into soil

Biostimulants: turning dirt into soil

The Green Revolution of the 1950s and 1960s promised much and, according to the metrics of the time, delivered. But soil health advocates argue there is a hidden cost. Introduced with the intention of eliminating famine, the Green Revolution saw the transfer of...
Mine fires on the rise – Are plastics to blame?

Mine fires on the rise – Are plastics to blame?

The increasing use of plastic in mobile plant on mine sites has led to a marked increase in mine fires. According to the NSW Resources Regulator, the number of fires on mine sites has doubled in nearly a decade. A recent report from the regulator found that more than...
The next mining boom

The next mining boom

Mining Boom 1.0 is over but there’s another one around the corner. The world is unlikely to see a phenomenon like the mining boom of the early 2010s for at least a generation – if ever – but after a bumpy few years, the mining and energy industry is getting...