MINING

Australian Govt. $2 million grant awarded to commence underground decline

The South Australian Government has awarded a AUS$2 million ‘Jobs and Economic Growth Fund’ grant to Hillgrove Resources to trial new underground mining technology that is being developed in Australia by Komatsu Limited, a global manufacturer and distributor of earthmoving and mining equipment.

 The Komatsu MC51 will be used to develop a portal and ~500m underground decline at the Kanmantoo copper mine in Australia

The Komatsu MC51 will be used to develop a portal and ~500m underground decline at the Kanmantoo copper mine in Australia

The announcement marks a major moment in the company's progress towards underground copper production at the former open pit site at the Kanmantoo copper mine in South Australia. The Komatsu MC51 continuous...

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