Following the leader

LEGISLATION banning a nuclear industry that doesn’t exist: is it incredible foresight or “medieval book-burning”...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Focus on the bottom line

I THINK everyone is interested in automation. It offers not only potential labour savings, but also major...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Feedback: Tyre pressure still rising

MICHELIN is making strides to better respond to booming (mining) market demand in several ways. They...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Finding the right niche

JUNIOR iron ore contenders hoping to be successful could do worse than study parallels between the iron...

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01 JANUARY 2014

'Dead kangaroo', consultants demise

YOU have to admit that China's willingness to pay about 50% more for OZ and other companies tells you...

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01 JANUARY 2014

RIO TINTO CLARIFICATION

IN RELATION  to 'Time to confront collisions head on', Rio Tinto Iron Ore advises that none of its other...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Generation X feedback

Insight – Generation X (HighGrade, March 26, 2007) I WAS really pleased to see the results from across...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Swick not fazed by competition

YOUR article on the jumbo mounted carrier that Barminco have had built has been circulating through our...

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01 JANUARY 2014

Comment on Slippery tiles

IN YOUR article ‘Slippery tiles’ (HighGrade, February 6, 2013), you missed a few points. Firstly, ‘thrifting’...

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14 FEBRUARY 2013

Survey highlights safety emphasis

RESEARCH by ABB’s software and technology arm Ventyx has identified worker safety, capital project management...

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23 JANUARY 2013

The gold discussion they didn't have in London: Falling grades and poor returns - why, and who's to blame?

REPORTS from this month’s Mines and Money Conference in London suggest that mining company executives,...

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14 DECEMBER 2012

Getting to the bottom of the Intelligent Mine

WHAT is an ‘intelligent mine’ – a marketing slogan, an oxymoron … the industry’s path to the future?...

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15 NOVEMBER 2012

Some show mining intelligence

GRAHAM Lumley’s frank and insightful article sparks a few common thoughts. Over the years and over the...

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13 NOVEMBER 2012

In the now

IF A ‘champion’, better mine planning and maintenance, and lighter dump truck trays can help a gold mine...

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25 SEPTEMBER 2012

Beyond the black box

MINING is inherently a complex and risky business and for as long as prospectors have been kicking around...

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29 AUGUST 2012

West End feedback: Try sometimes

THE recent “View from the West End” column on exploration entitled “Try sometimes” garnered a strong...

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20 APRIL 2012