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New industry program offered free of charge to capitalise on energy productivity opportunity
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Productivity is the current catch phrase for the mining industry, and energy productivity has a large role to play. A declared policy priority for leading governments, improving energy productivity is about increasing the economic value added per unit of energy used and dollar of energy purchased. read more »
Nevermind the machines how about paying attention to the minerals?
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
MineSense is carving out a niche by providing richer, real-time data looking at ore and waste that flows through a mine's operations. Andrew Bamber, CEO of the Vancouver-based mining supplier that was founded in 2008, says his company is unique in getting companies to more closely monitor minerals. read more »
Australian workers are starting to have their brains monitored in the workplace
Friday, July 03, 2015
Data from caps worn by workers is used to alert them when they are likely to fall asleep. Workers at several Australian mining companies are already using the technology read more »
Hi-tech takes mining to a new level
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The irony of one of the world’s oldest and most primal industries — getting hard stuff out of the ground — being aided by the latest, cutting-edge and largely intangible technology, 3D "immersion" training, is not lost on Andreas Cambitsis, director and co-founder of Cyest Corporation. read more »
Using satellites to move millimetres of earth
Friday, June 05, 2015
Tools that automate the grade are gaining wider acceptance, says Alex Docherty, director of technology at Finning. Using graders out-fitted with SITECH's positioning software, precise road construction is possible. The results are jobs that require less hours and have higher quality standards. read more »

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