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World-scale ammonium nitrate factory opens in Pilbara
25/08/16 - Orica and Yara have opened their joint venture Yara Pilbara Nitrates ammonium nitrate plant, located in Western Australia's Pilbara region.
Volvo launches new high reach demolition machine
23/08/16 - Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) has launched its EC480E HR high reach demolition machine for heavy duty demolition.
Sandvik Eclipse Fire Suppression foam meets new Government regulations
Supplier news
23/08/16 - Sandvik Eclipse is the first firefighting foam in the mobile equipment fire suppression market to receive a CSIRO ActivFire listing, complying with strict
Environmental activists, VIC/NSW governments to square off over gas
21/08/16 - The NSW and Victorian governments are considering action – including dropping current moratoriums on exploration – to deal with the east coast gas
COAG Energy Council sets reforms for energy sector
21/08/16 - The COAG Energy Council is implementing new reforms and a major program to further lower emissions and maintain an affordable energy system.
Mining systems take the lead at Australian Technologies Competition
18/08/16 - Thirty eight of Australia’s tech companies have been shortlisted at the Australian Technologies Competition
BHP makes gargantuan loss
16/08/16 - BHP has recorded a loss of US$6.235 billion year on year, a 434 per cent decline from its position last year.
Women in STEM to shine during National Science Week
14/08/16 - Flinders University has unveiled an illuminating project to highlight successful women in Australia’s STEM sector as part of National Science Week
Plans for first commercial space mining venture gets off the ground
11/08/16 - Deep Space Industries (DSI) has announced plans to launch the world’s first commercial extra-terrestrial mining mission.
New down-the-hole drill system to combat over-drilling
Supplier news
09/08/16 - Sandvik has developed the Centrex Pro, a new down-the-hole drilling system designed with Spiral Flush to protect against the impacts of over-drilling.
Copper Mines of Tasmania pleads guilty after worker death
09/08/16 - Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) has pleaded guilty to safety failure charges after the deaths of underground workers its Mt Lyell site in 2013.
Production to begin at world's largest new diamond mine
07/08/16 - Mountain Province Diamonds has began ramping up its Gahcho Kue diamond mine in Canada's Northwest Territories to commercial production, following its succe

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