Prospect Awards 2020: A time to reflect on the industry

With the announcement of the 2020 Prospect Awards looming, Australian Mining reached out to its sponsors to stay on the pulse of what’s happening in the industry. Year 2020 has not been an easy one for the mining industry. The impact from the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath effects, including disruptions in the global supply […]

Get your 2020 Prospect Award nominations in

Nominations for the 2020 Australian Mining Prospect Awards, which celebrate the best of the best in Australia’s mining industry are now open. Marking 17 years of the premier event for the Australian mining industry, the Prospect Awards aim to recognise and reward excellence in performance across all aspects of the industry, from operations to support […]

Metso Outotec merger sets up future expansion

Metso has officially merged its minerals business with Outotec to form a new company which aims to become an industry leader across the minerals, aggregates, metals refining and recycling industries. The newly-formed Metso Outotec will fuse and enhance the two companies’ offerings, covering sustainable technology, solutions and services for minerals processing and other areas. “Our […]

Flexco tungsten tips small part of larger conveyor puzzle

Flexco’s tungsten carbide tips are an effective material for cleaning conveyor belt systems. Tungsten carbide tips used in conveyor belt cleaning systems are one of the best materials to create a long-term cleaning option for conveyors. Flexco explains how to find the perfect balance between durability and usability when manufacturing its tungsten carbide tips for […]

SEW-Eurodrive on the importance of the Prospect Awards

Coal from Australian mines powers the lives of millions across the country each day, and SEW-Eurodrive is pledging its support across all facets of the nation’s coal industry. With Australian Mining’s Prospect Awards just a couple of months away in October, many of the industry’s elite innovators are finalising their submissions for this year’s show. […]

Rio Tinto wins environmental award for turtle monitoring

Rio Tinto, which shares its Pilbara ports with some of Australia’s most important turtle breeding grounds, is making efforts to ensure its flippered friends have the best chance at making it to adulthood. Cape Lambert Port runs adjacent to Bells Beach, which is recognised throughout the Pilbara region as a significant mainland rookery for the […]

The spotlight shines on landmark MMD invention

Mining Machinery Developments (MMD) has developed a mobile feeder solution that transforms traditional truck and shovel operations to deliver productivity and safety benefits. The project took two years to develop, but this time has paid off for MMD, as the fully mobile surge loader has earned its maker the CDE Global Minerals Processing of the […]

Community goals shaped by real needs

New Century Resources has turned the Century zinc operation in Queensland into an award-winning mine since acquiring it in 2016 while also benefitting local communities. When it comes to fulfilling social responsibilities, New Century Resources doesn’t set its own agenda at the Century zinc operation in Queensland. Instead, the company goes out and seeks the […]

Hegarty receives reward for a lifetime of achievement

Despite having won the Liebherr Lifetime Achievement Award, EMR Capital chairman Owen Hegarty is not done multiplying the benefits of Australia’s mining industry. EMR Capital chairman Owen Hegarty may have been honoured with the Liebherr Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards, but it is clear he still has a lot left […]

Century mine enters next phase of operations

New Century Resources head of corporate affairs and social responsibility Shane Goodwin recalls the surprise of a phone call in the weeks leading up to the 2019 Australian Mining Prospect Awards. Surprising, because the company’s Century zinc operation in Queensland was named as a nominee for the Epiroc Hard Rock Mine of the Year honour. […]