Friday 20th Apr, 2018
Before the coal is loaded onto the receiving belt, it is split for this dual spoon configuration to maximize controlled flow as it is loaded on the receiving belt.

Transfer points: Where productivity is really on the line

Material transfer points can make or break sites’ productivity. With low commodity prices crunching profits, the need for well performing…
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QRC blasts community dust study

The Queensland Resources Council has attacked a dust study by community action group Clean Air Queensland. Clean Air Queensland (CAQ)…
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Forensic analysis a key to root cause of failures

Forensic engineering consulting specialist Soto Group says a pattern is emerging where savvy mining companies initially engage the organisation for…
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Atlas has worked out better deals with its contractors. Photo: James Lauritz.

Atlas extends equity drive amid shareholder interest

Struggling junior Pilbara miner Atlas Iron has extended its equity raising campaign, citing strong demand from existing shareholders. Atlas moved…
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Coal ships loading at PWCS. Photo: Southern Cross Maritime LARGE

Concern over China’s stricter coal testing

Businessman and federal MP Clive Palmer says Australia needs to take action over a move by China to heighten the…
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Asciano deal triggers privatisation talks

The chairmen of Australia’s two biggest container ports have both gone on record this week, suggesting Brookfield’s $9bn bid for…
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Asciano fields takeover bid

Patrick ports and Pacific National rail haul parent Asciano has confirmed press rumours of a takeover bid. The Australian Financial…
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Esperance Port. Photo: Esperance Ports

Port of Darwin bidders mull bid documents

According to the AFR’s StreetTalk column, potential bidders for the Port of Darwin have been absorbing the contents of a…
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