Epiroc wins large surface mining equipment order in Australia

Epiroc wins large surface mining equipment order in Australia

Rio Tinto orders US$15 million of new rigs for Australian mine from Epiroc

Surface Drilling

04 JULY 2022
TBM breakthrough at Rio Tinto's Kemano hydropower project

TBM breakthrough at Rio Tinto's Kemano hydropower project

Breakthrough achieved by TBM at Rio Tinto's hydropower project in British Columbia

Rio Tinto studies potential for underground mining at Kennecott copper

Rio Tinto studies potential for underground mining at Kennecott copper

Rio Tinto looks to expand open-pit Kennecott copper mine to underground operation

Underground Drilling

30 JULY 2021
Epiroc wins large mining equipment order in Australia

Epiroc wins large mining equipment order in Australia

Rio Tinto places multi-million dollar drill rig order with Epiroc

Surface Drilling

27 APRIL 2021
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