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Training a new game for miners

TECHNOLOGY-aided simulation training in the mining industry has had its detractors. It’s fair to say,


31 JUL 2009

Modular builds on Anglo-Latin American ground

THE US-based mine information management systems vendor Modular Mining Systems has extended two mine


30 JUL 2009

Swedish miner heads to Oz

PETER George is realising a 10-year ambition of bringing the best of Swedish underground mining practices


29 JUL 2009

Dynamic shift in prospect

WHILE not confirming or denying analyst speculation about a $A10 million pipeline of software sales,


24 JUL 2009

Mining the data

“SCIENTIA potentia est” – loosely, knowledge is power – said English philosopher Francis Bacon in the


23 JUL 2009

Change is coming down the line

CHRIS Fischer left the burgeoning telecommunications sector and mainstream information technology industry


23 JUL 2009

Innovative approach can work, says centre chief

PETER van Iersel is convinced a new approach to the long-term problems experienced getting good ideas


21 JUL 2009

Simulator provider maintains edge

THE world’s biggest supplier of mining equipment training simulators, Australia’s Immersive Technologies,


15 JUL 2009

Masters comes to Melbourne

LEADING consultancy Coffey International has taken its support for mining engineering education in Tasmania


08 JUL 2009

Austin closes on Chile supplier

AUSTRALIAN mining equipment manufacturer Austin Engineering says it is on track to complete its South


07 JUL 2009

Joy opens Smart centre

MAJOR American mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global has described as a blueprint for other new facilities


06 JUL 2009

Swick or the dead

DEXTERITY and a keen strategy have one driller back on a growth footing even as bigger rivals continue


29 JUN 2009

The French connection

TOUGH time to start a mining supply venture, right? Two Kalgoorlie brothers have decided there’s no time


15 JUN 2009

Grounds for optimism

COFFEY International chief Roger Olds presented a generally positive view of the outlook for the diversified


14 JUN 2009

Competition is good: Sayers

RON Sayers is applying the ‘Len Buckeridge principle’ in seeking to double the size of Ausdrill’s drilling


07 JUN 2009

The spinning wheel

BIG private investors have positioned themselves for it. The capital intensive mining industry is crying


04 JUN 2009

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