In this issue: How mining lobbies are adapting for the modern world, Airobotics...
- Mining lobbies and the modern world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
- Australian mining job index falls 1.1%, according to DFP Resources
- Project Live-MM: attracting talent to Australia’s minerals industry
- Giving miners a voice: how disempowered workers face safety risks
- Down with the kids: can mining ever be cool?
Mining lobbies and the modern world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
In this issue: How mining lobbies are adapting for the modern world, Airobotics drones, a look at the best electric mining vehicles, and more.
Komatsu to acquire global mining technology firm Immersive
Komatsu has signed an agreement through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia to acquire global mining technology firm Immersive Technologies for an undisclosed sum.
Australian mining job index falls 1.1%, according to DFP Resources
Australian consultancy firm DFP Resources has released its latest mining and resources job index, revealing a nationwide fall in the number of vacant jobs of 1.1% from March to April this year.
Project Live-MM: attracting talent to Australia’s minerals industry
To attract talent pools to Australia’s minerals industry, the University of South Australia has developed an immersive virtual reality education and outreach programme, Project Live-MM. The programme will allow students to become a geologist for the day, using the power of virtual reality to offer an insider’s view of geoscience in action. We find out more about the university’s plans to attract future talent.
Giving miners a voice: how disempowered workers face safety risks
Research from Cardiff University and the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health has demonstrated that miners who are excluded from the decision-making process in regards to safety and health matters face disproportionate safety risks while at work.
Down with the kids: can mining ever be cool?
In its fifth year, the Mining Association of Nova Scotia’s Mining ROCKS! contest hopes to educate young people about mining and encourage them to consider a career in the industry. But what are the barriers between the sector and young people today and how can competitions such as this help secure the next generation of miners?
Accenture to open studio for mining companies in South Africa
Accenture is set to unveil the Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in its office in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A new dimension: bringing mine sites to life in 3D
Visualisation specialist LlamaZOO has partnered with mining tech firm Maptek to combine their expertise and bring advanced 3D visualisation functions to the mining sector. What will this project bring to the visualisation space, and what is the value of visualising mine data at the enterprise level?
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