Fortescue and Wintawari establish ‘culturally safe’ JV for Solomon Hub operations
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Fortescue and Wintawari establish ‘culturally safe’ JV for Solomon Hub operations
September 15, 2021

Fortescue Metals Group and members of the Wintawari Guruma Aboriginal Corporation, the prescribed body corporate for the Eastern Guruma People, have today announced a co-management framework to oversee the development of new mines at Fortescue’s Solomon Hub operations in Western Australia. Under the framework, Fortescue and members of Wintawari will establish a “culturally safe” mining[…]

Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric loco to work at Roy Hill rail network in the Pilbara
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Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric loco to work at Roy Hill rail network in the Pilbara
September 15, 2021

Roy Hill, in Western Australia, has announced the purchase of a Wabtec FLXdrive battery-electric locomotive, the world’s first 100% battery, heavy-haul locomotive for the region and the mining industry. “We are committed to transforming the next generation of transportation by adopting advanced technologies that improve energy efficiency, lower operating costs and improve our rail and[…]

Komatsu’s MC51 hard-rock cutting tech up and running at Vale’s Garson mine
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Komatsu’s MC51 hard-rock cutting tech up and running at Vale’s Garson mine
September 13, 2021

Vale and Komatsu’s mechanical rock excavation (MRE) collaboration has moved into another gear, with the Komatsu MC51 machine featuring DynaCut mechanical cutting technology now operating underground at Vale’s Garson nickel mine in Sudbury, Canada, Vale’s Dino Otranto confirmed at MINExpo 2021, in Las Vegas, today. Speaking at the ‘Creating value together: Special one-time presentation with[…]