The autonomous train, consisting of three locomotives and carrying around 28,000 tonnes of iron ore, travelled from Tom Price mine to the port of Cape Lambert
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It depends on how you measure it.
While the global mining industry is quickly becoming more digitally mature, that transformation continues to focus on productivity and profitability, rather than on much needed innovation, a new study shows.
The machinery manufacturer logged earnings of $2.82 per share on revenue of $12.9 billion, surpassing expectations.
Company is growing its Virginia facility, which will cover over 251,000 square feet once completed.
The portable machine screens polished diamonds and jewellery, identifying synthetics as well as treated stones.
Using a 3-D layer of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), or silicone, reduces dendrite growth, which makes batteries safer and longer-lasting.
The world's largest mining and construction equipment maker beat market expectations for fourth quarter earnings and said its sales growth momentum is expected to continue in 2018.
Data obtained from the Arkyd-6 will be use in the development of the Arkyd-301, Planetary Resources next spacecraft platform and the beginning of its space resource exploration program.
In the last few years of companies being forced into more cost-saving and efficiency measures have naturally bred innovation.
The startups showcased their incredible progress with pitches and live demonstrations of their technologies set to impact mining and oil & gas companies.
The five-year cooperation agreement covers the exchange of information and expertise on the exploration and mining of out-of-earth resources.
Miner is calling companies and individuals to participate in #DisruptMining, a challenge aimed at accelerating the pace of innovation in the sector by thinking differently and seeking cross-sector collaboration.
Many job functions including surveyors, geologists, mine engineers, and managers, need to be able to move from one 3D data application to another with consistency and relative ease in order to manipulate 3D projects while collaborating with clients and colleagues.
According to the UN Environment Program's latest report, most of the 40 significant mine waste accidents in the past decade have involved dams or other storage areas that failed.
The Arkyd-6 spacecraft includes core technology that will be used in the company’s asteroid exploration program.
The equipment maker has a very strong presence in Europe, Australia and Africa, but says in North and South America there's plenty of room for improvement.
Company is finishing up first field trial for its T 236 diesel electric truck and it expects to have it commercially available by the end of 2018.
Canadian start-up EnviroLeach has created a new environment-friendly chemical process with the potential to transform precious metal extraction in the mining and electronic waste (e-waste) sectors.
Staff sitting hundreds of km away oversaw successful pilot run.
A report by the Centre for International Governance Innovation argues the global push to reduce carbon emissions over the next three decades will reduce the size of future oil markets.
It's the first time the event has been reproduced in a lab environment similar to the one within Neptune and Uranus.
From day-to-day data management to the prevention of fatalities and injury, innovative technology is transforming the way the mining industry operates.
Brad Halverson has spent nearly three decades with the mining and construction equipment maker.
It now expects adjusted earnings per share to come in at $5, significantly higher than the $3.75 it had forecast just three months ago and almost doubled the $2.90 it had originally projected for the year.