Happenings from Down Under

Happenings from Down Under

Nobody wants to hear bad news but statistics suggest a slow down in the Australian drilling market

Industry voice

02 FEBRUARY 2023
Fortescue gets prototype battery system for battery electric mining haul truck

Fortescue gets prototype battery system for battery electric mining haul truck

Fortescue moves towards net zero with testing of prototype battery for mining haul trucks

Surface Drilling

30 JANUARY 2023
First Tin announces extension of Taronga Tin Mineralisation

First Tin announces extension of Taronga Tin Mineralisation

Australian tin project drill programme continues to prove successful for First Tin

Core Drilling & Sampling

27 JANUARY 2023
In search of geoscientists for a changing mining sector

In search of geoscientists for a changing mining sector

What has caused the decline in the number of geoscientists entering the Australian mining sector

Core Drilling & Sampling

26 JANUARY 2023
Global blasting specialist to increase Australian market share

Global blasting specialist to increase Australian market share

Acquisitions provide Australian market growth for mine blasting specialist

Underground Drilling

25 JANUARY 2023
IMDEX in binding agreement to acquire competitor Devico

IMDEX in binding agreement to acquire competitor Devico

Devico set to be acquired by IMDEX as the Australian business expands its international operations

Core Drilling & Sampling

19 JANUARY 2023
Red Dirt's 2023 lithium exploration drilling

Red Dirt's 2023 lithium exploration drilling

Seven rigs have been deployed across two lithium projects in Australia by Red Dirt Metals

Core Drilling & Sampling

12 JANUARY 2023
New four-year mine development contract at Eloise

New four-year mine development contract at Eloise

Contract extension will see PYBAR remain at Eloise copper mine for a further four years

Underground Drilling

03 JANUARY 2023
Upgrades and expansion at Austin's Indonesian facility

Upgrades and expansion at Austin's Indonesian facility

Increased activity in Indonesia sees Austin increase manufacturing presence in the country

Surface Drilling

15 DECEMBER 2022
Thiess launches NSW Training Hub in the Hunter Valley

Thiess launches NSW Training Hub in the Hunter Valley

New Australian regional training centre from Thiess set to encourage greater workforce diversity

Surface Drilling

02 DECEMBER 2022
Core Lithium signs up with Fleet Space to use ExoSphere for exploration

Core Lithium signs up with Fleet Space to use ExoSphere for exploration

Satellite-based technology to be used in Australia to speed up exploration for new lithium sources

Site Investigation

30 NOVEMBER 2022
Laing O'Rourke announces A$12m investment in electric construction equipment

Laing O'Rourke announces A$12m investment in electric construction equipment

Laing O'Rourke's Australian operation on track for electrification on construction sites

Infrastructure & Utili...

25 NOVEMBER 2022