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Digital Issue 8
Safety, culture and trust in mining
This article discusses the influence that an organisation’s culture and the level of trust in its leadership have on the safety outcomes its people achieve. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Novel gold ore treatment at the Wiluna gold mine in the 1930s
Introduction The Wiluna gold mine in the north-eastern goldfields of Western Australia is on the edge of the desert approximately 480 km north of Kalgoorlie. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Electric vehicle charging stations developed to handle the toughest mining conditions
Western Australian mining services supplier Murray Engineering and global technology company Siemens have collaborated to develop a ground-breaking high-powered electric vehicle charging station for use at mines both below and above ground. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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The circular economy and mining – myths and opportunities
Rethinking how we extract minerals and metals could have a profound impact on how our industry contributes to our economies and communities. This article explores the concept of the circular economy and dispels myths about how real change can be achieved. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Leveraging Australia’s critical minerals resource base: good policy is not enough
Governments are developing policies that will help reduce the risk of demand shortfall in critical minerals. But these policies will only be effective with buy-in from resources companies. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Minerals development a gold mine for regional jobs in Victoria
Victoria’s resurgent resources sector is continuing to go from strength to strength off the back of increased gold production and record interest in minerals exploration. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Digital Issue 8
AusIMM collaborating with partners to raise the profile of industry and professionals
AusIMM partners with like-minded organisations that share our values and recognise the importance of professionals in shaping the future of the resources sector. Our partners include mining companies, METS companies, manufacturers, service providers, non-government organisations, universities and governments. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Obituary: Martin Ellis Kavanagh – 1947-2020
Martin Kavanagh, aged 73, passed away peacefully as a result of illness on 5 November 2020 in St John of God Hospital, Subiaco, surrounded by his immediate family. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
Investment in Australian resources and energy pipeline remains strong
A growing pipeline of projects attracting major investment will ensure Australia’s resources and energy sector will remain a significant long-term contributor to the national economy and create thousands more jobs as the country recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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How mining leaders can take charge to improve safety, productivity and reduce stress
This article explores how combining a management operating system with frontline work management software can help stabilise operations, improve safety, lift productivity and reduce stress. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Data shows it’s time to invest in intergenerational training in the mining sector
Data collected by recruitment firm Mining People International paints a stark warning on the lack of intergenerational training in mining, suggesting the industry is letting the skills it needs slip through its fingers. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Obituary: John Brett – 1938-2020
John Raymond Brett was born at South Kensington, London, on 15 January 1938. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
What role does the mining and resources industry have in Australia’s economic recovery?
Industry leaders weigh in on how COVID has impacted the Australian resources sector, and what the future might hold ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
Digital Issue 7
World first MinEx scientific drilling program set to reveal Australia’s hidden wealth
MinEx CRC has launched a world-first scientific drilling program, the National Drilling Initiative (NDI), which will sample rocks from vast undercover and unexplored regions of Australia. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
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Country snapshot: Turkey
Located at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, Turkey has a rich history and in the 21st century has potential as an important player in the global mining industry. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
Innovation deconstructed: should we seek disruption or optimisation?
Despite much talk of ‘disruption’ in the industry, many of our sector’s most important improvements build on a solid understanding of existing processes and a rigorous scientific approach. By focusing on optimisation before disruption, and properly communicating our achievements, resources professionals can create positive outcomes for the industry and society. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
Digital Issue 7
The latest developments in preconcentration: expert Q&A
AusIMM, in conjunction with CRC ORE, is hosting the inaugural Preconcentration Digital Conference in November 2020. In the lead up to the event, the AusIMM Bulletin spoke to conference committee members Gavin Yeates and Ben Adair to find out more about the conference and the latest developments in preconcentration. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More
Meet the CEO – Ausenco’s Zimi Meka FAusIMM
The AusIMM Bulletin sat down with Zimi Meka FAusIMM to discuss his leadership philosophy and how he has helped to build a strong team culture that celebrates diversity. ... Sign in to view full article. Read More