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Mining the data

“SCIENTIA potentia est” – loosely, knowledge is power – said English philosopher Francis Bacon in the

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23 JUL 2009

Change is coming down the line

CHRIS Fischer left the burgeoning telecommunications sector and mainstream information technology industry

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23 JUL 2009

Innovative approach can work, says centre chief

PETER van Iersel is convinced a new approach to the long-term problems experienced getting good ideas

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21 JUL 2009

Simulator provider maintains edge

THE world’s biggest supplier of mining equipment training simulators, Australia’s Immersive Technologies,

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15 JUL 2009

Masters comes to Melbourne

LEADING consultancy Coffey International has taken its support for mining engineering education in Tasmania

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08 JUL 2009

Austin closes on Chile supplier

AUSTRALIAN mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering says it is on track to complete its South

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07 JUL 2009

Joy opens Smart centre

MAJOR American mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global has described as a blueprint for other new facilities

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06 JUL 2009

Swick or the dead

DEXTERITY and a keen strategy have one driller back on a growth footing even as bigger rivals continue

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29 JUN 2009

The French connection

TOUGH time to start a mining supply venture, right? Two Kalgoorlie brothers have decided there’s no time

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15 JUN 2009

Grounds for optimism

COFFEY International chief Roger Olds presented a generally positive view of the outlook for the diversified

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14 JUN 2009

Competition is good: Sayers

RON Sayers is applying the ‘Len Buckeridge principle’ in seeking to double the size of Ausdrill’s drilling

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07 JUN 2009

The usual suspects

THE companies leading the industry’s push to mine data more effectively include Alcoa, BHP Billiton,

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04 JUN 2009

Low hanging fruit

GRAND visions of automated mines and city-based operations centres are meant to impress investors, but

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04 JUN 2009

The spinning wheel

BIG private investors have positioned themselves for it. The capital intensive mining industry is crying

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04 JUN 2009

Mining IT on investment menu

THE recent mining boom saw the value of mega-mining deals top previous benchmarks in the sector, while

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04 JUN 2009

My name is ERP

ENTERPRISE resource planning systems have attracted the lion’s share of mining IT investment in recent

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04 JUN 2009

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