On February 16 Nev Power officially stood down from the helm of one of the world’s biggest iron ore producers. 

The Kwinana lithium hydroxide processing plant project in Western Australia will be the most sophisticated in the world. 

For many years Australia’s mining industry has been a leading contributor to economic growth and wealth. 

A first person shooter first helped Sentient Computing realise the potential of video game technology.


In this year’s Budget announcement, much publicity for small businesses was built around the extension of the $20,000 instant asset write-off.

Some of Australia’s largest and most remote mines seem a world away from the threat of cybercrime. 

World Diamonds Council President Andrey Pokyakov speaks on rare gem trade.

There’s a bucket list to tick off, fish to be caught and golf to be played; but as the clock runs down, Simon Bennison’s mind is still firmly on mineral exploration.

Picture it. It’s a Friday, and after your shift you are headed off on a month-long holiday, far away from the sounds of heavy machinery, pumps, hoses and other underground mining equipment.

When the lifeblood of a mine is an ever-changing and potentially hazardous network of unsealed haul roads, how do you provide a safe working environment and maintain an efficient and prosperous haul road circuit operation? Here are my thoughts on why friction is important to a mining operation from safety and operating cost perspectives.

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