Pit Optimisation: Benefits in review

Pit Optimisation: Benefits in review Pit optimisation is a quick and cost effective way of narrowing down options and evaluating various strategies. The optimisation process has the following benefits/capabilities: Easily able to evaluate using the current geologic model Quickly able to apply aggregation, loss and dilution Can apply complex geotechnical constraints Evaluation of various mining,…

MEC joins Austmine

MEC joins Austmine MEC Mining has become a member of leading industry body Austmine. Austmine has over 450 corporate members from the mining equipment, technology and services (METS) sector Australia-wide. A not-for-profit industry association, it develops, promotes and supports the METS sector by providing growth opportunities to its network of members. MEC joins Austmine members…

Our top 10 posts of 2017

Our top 10 posts of 2017 MEC Mining’s news is jam packed with up-to-date mining news, trends and tips. If you’ve ever wondered which posts our readers find most interesting, here are our top ten posts of 2017. 1.Conveying vs Trucking: Truck and shovel operation make up the majority of the surface operations worldwide, this is…

How to network confidently

How to network confidently Networking has become an essential part of career development. These days it’s likely that you’ll land your next big project or job based on who you know rather than via a traditional recruitment process. Here are some tips for navigating networking events to get the results you want. Make like a…

Conveying versus trucking

Conveying versus trucking Truck and shovel operation make up the majority of the surface operations worldwide, this is also the case here in Australia. However, considering high workforce cost and high focus on safety, one would expect the use of conveying systems to be a more popular option in Australia. Both conveying and trucking systems…