Yearly Archives: 2013

14 Nov

Mining boom set to continue, analyst says

In a move that goes against the tide of late, industry analyst, BIS Shrapnel, says that the mining industry will grow as a contributor to the Australian economy over the next five years. The firm says a switch from booming construction to booming production will continue to boost economic growth. Mining boom set to continue,

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18 Jul

Lubrication for new P&H 4100 XPC

After providing speciality lubricants to numerous sites in the Hunter Valley for over 10 years, Techenomics has welcomed the arrival of a P&H 4100 XPC shovel, recently commissioned utilising its OnSpec gear lube and oil. Lubrication for new P&H 4100 XPC P&H 4100 XPC commissioned with Techenomics’ OnSpec lubricants. The shovel is fitted with a

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17 Jul

BHP outstrips expectations

Full 2013 financial year production results from BHP Billiton have returned figures that make the company’s forecasting look conservative, despite the recent pallor of the major commodities markets. BHP outstrips expectations BHP’s Western Australia iron ore delivered a thirteenth consecutive annual production record. BHP reported “A strong year of production as two of our major

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12 Jun

Uni applying stock market algorithms to geology

A new initiative from Sydney University will apply stock market analysis techniques to Geoscience Australia’s data sets, in an effort to uncover mineral deposits. According to the boffins at Sydney Uni, this method of analysis, dubbed stock market data mining, can identify fresh prospective targets within Geoscience’s existing data. The Uni’s stock market data mining

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07 Apr

Lube system saves haul operator time

As a supplier, when it comes to servicing the mining industry time is of the essence — especially when maintaining heavy-duty trucks and trailer rigs. Jamie Wade writes Alemite Lubrequip designed heavy-duty lubrication system for drive trucks and triple trailers for a contract coal-haulage and ancillary mining support-service provider in Queensland, and saved them time.

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