Rio Tinto replace J-S Jacques with Jakob Stausholm

Rio Tinto replace J-S Jacques with Jakob Stausholm

Rio Tinto names Jakob Stausholm as replacement for outgoing chief executive J-S Jacques

Surface Drilling

04 JANUARY 2021
Major Drilling Mongolia drills record 2,000m PQ hole for Oyu Tolgoi

Major Drilling Mongolia drills record 2,000m PQ hole for Oyu Tolgoi

Record depth hole drilled by Major Drilling in Mongolia at the Oyu Tolgoi copper project

Core Drilling & Sampling

20 NOVEMBER 2020
Rio Tinto commences drilling at Janice Lake

Rio Tinto commences drilling at Janice Lake

Forum Energy Metals' copper project in Canada now being drilled by Rio Tinto

Core Drilling & Sampling

03 SEPTEMBER 2020
GMG publishes guideline for autonomous systems in mining

GMG publishes guideline for autonomous systems in mining

New guidelines on safe automation in the mining industry have been released

Underground Drilling

20 AUGUST 2020
Rio Tinto invests in skills development in Western Australia

Rio Tinto invests in skills development in Western Australia

Rio Tinto is investing in the development of training programmes for more of its staff in WA

Underground Drilling

17 AUGUST 2020
Western Australia to lead COVID-19 recovery with need for skilled workers

Western Australia to lead COVID-19 recovery with need for skilled workers

Forecast modelling suggests an additional 8,000 workers will be needed in WA's resource sector

Surface Drilling

11 AUGUST 2020
Major Drilling's safety training - working on and off site

Major Drilling's safety training - working on and off site

How health and safety training can save lives off site as well as on site

Underground Drilling

09 JUNE 2020
The loneliness of the remote location driller

The loneliness of the remote location driller

Paul Grad examines the challenges that need to be overcome when drilling in remote locations

Underground Drilling

18 NOVEMBER 2019
Rio Tinto achieves significant milestone at Oyu Tolgoi

Rio Tinto achieves significant milestone at Oyu Tolgoi

Shaft 2 nears completion at Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia

Underground Drilling

08 NOVEMBER 2019
Exploration drilling continues at Rio Tinto's Winu project

Exploration drilling continues at Rio Tinto's Winu project

Rio Tinto is continuing its exploratory drilling for gold/silver at the Winu project in Australia

Surface Drilling

03 SEPTEMBER 2019
Bauer's 228m trench cutter world record

Bauer's 228m trench cutter world record

A record depth of 228m has been achieved by a Bauer trench cutter at a mine exploration project

Surface Drilling

21 JUNE 2019
Rio Tinto completes commissioning of Amrun bauxite mine

Rio Tinto completes commissioning of Amrun bauxite mine

New Australian bauxite mine up and running ahead of schedule for Rio Tinto

Surface Drilling

11 MARCH 2019