The popularity of autonomous haul trucks is gradually growing across surface mines, with miners taking advantage of improvements to productivity; reductions in accidents and operating costs; increased machine life and tyre life and lower fuel...
With leading mining companies pledging to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and many targeting carbon neutrality by 2050, a switch from diesel-fuelled vehicles to battery-powered will be a critical step.
Australia’s trade surplus grew to A$8.5bn (US$6.55bn) in March 2021, driven primarily by an increase in demand for iron ore.
After a 2% decline in 2020, global coal production is expected to rise by 3.5% in 2021, says GlobalData
Global coal output, impacted by the COVID-19 related lockdowns and restrictions, is estimated to have declined by 2% in 2020, with significant reductions observed in the US (23.6%), Indonesia (13.1%), Russia (8.1%) and Australia (5.5%).
After a 4.2% decline in 2020, coal production from the top 10 companies is expected to increase by up to 6.6% in 2021, says GlobalData
Coal production from the top ten companies fell from a collective 1,704Mt in 2019 to 1,633Mt in 2020 – a 4.2% decline. The most significant declines were observed from Arch Resources (28.6%), PT Bumi (24.9%),...
In line with global efforts to meet the Paris Agreement objective of reducing global warming, mining companies around the world are aiming to minimise carbon emissions over the next ten to 15 years, with the...
After witnessing the highest fall in history in 2020 due to Covid-19, copper production in Peru is forecast to rise by 10.4% in 2021
In 2020, Peru witnessed the highest fall in copper production in its history mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic, with an estimated decline of 13% to 2,137.6kt.