Australia’s innovators are inefficient when it comes to applying ideas in practice, according to a Department of Industry, Innovation and Science report released in February.

Australia’s miners notably reduced their average days working capital in the 2016 financial year by paying their creditors later, according to a report from advisory firm McGrathNicol.

Engaged mining employees can directly impact a mining operation’s productivity, efficiency, safety levels and bottom line. This makes measuring employee engagement important to help maintain a high level of involvement, as well as determine ways to improve it.

Jurisdiction is a critical component of the industry, particularly when it comes to overseas mine development in areas with systems different to our own.

As foreign visitors to Mongolia can sorely attest, riding the small but sturdy local Mongol horses can be a taxing experience which often ends with a bump.


Why is it employers in the resources industry are spending more than $20,000 per person per annum to prevent injuries, yet many of our front line people feel alienated from the safety process?

National Mining Chronicle caught up with iSeekPlant CEO Sally McPherson to discuss her company's equipment hire tool, the state of the mining industry and innovation in the sector.

Innovation goes beyond cost-cutting, according to CRC Mining COO Kevin Greenwood.

It may be a long way from the battlefields of Afghanistan but former Special Air Services Regiment Trooper Scott Houston is using his battle zone experience to assist one of Australia’s highest risk working industries – mining.


Stan Perron shares his insights from a lifetime in the business.