A tyre fitter’s fingers have been partially amputated after an accident while operating a hydraulic bead breaker.
The incident, which occurred in April, happened whilst a tyre fitter was positioning a hydraulic bead breaker in preparation for breaking an inner tyre bead on a water cart at a West Australian mine.
PT Bruder Utama Nusantara (BUN) is pleased to announce a distributor agreement with DIECI S.r.l. Italy to carry their range of Telescopic Handlers, Self-loading Concrete Mixers and Dumpers in Indonesia.
The old adage, every cloud has a silver lining, could well be true. The current slump in global oil prices, which has shaken even the upstream oil and gas business, is in fact a golden opportunity for the sector’s development in Indonesia, if we take advantage of it.
The dispute over the value-added tax ( VAT ) mechanism between coal miners operating under third-generation contracts and the Finance Ministry’s Taxation Directorate General ( DJP ) has been dragging on since 2007, causing financial distress to mining firms alongside a 50 percent coal price slump over the past year. The price now sits as low as US$53 per ton.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc., the biggest publicly traded copper miner, is scaling back its energy business and continues to try to sell some oil and gas assets as crude prices rebound from 13-year lows.
Glencore has reportedly made a joint bid with Apollo to buy Anglo American’s Grosvenor and Moranbah coal mines. It comes just days after US billionaire Chris Cline was spotted touring Anglo American’s Moranbah coal mine, joining other rumoured interested parties such as BMA, X2 Resources, Glencore, private equity firm Apollo Group, and XCoal Energy.
New data Australian Government data is forecasting a healthy rise for iron ore and coal over the coming years.
In the Resources and Energy Quarterly, by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and the Office of the Chief Economist, the report posits an optimistic future and resurgence for the mining industry, albeit nowhere as strong as the previous boom.
Komatsu has released the new D61 EXi/PXi-24 dozer, adding to its range of intelligent control dozers. The dozer is environmentally friendly, featuring a 6.8L, 125kW, SAA6D107E-3, EPA Tier 4 Final emissions certified engine. It provides a high level of performance while reducing both fuel consumption and operating costs.
The Inaugural Mining & Engineering (M&E) Indonesia aims to deliver business opportunities for local and international suppliers, specializing in exploration, mining and minerals processing who are seeking increased share of Indonesia’s fast growing mining industry.
A moratorium on mining permits may be the mining sector’s solution for keeping its head above water on the back of weak commodity prices. Data from the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry show that there have been 10,364 mining licenses ( IUP ) issued, 3,960 of which carry a non-clean and clear ( non-CnC ) status, leading to over-mining and oversupply and, eventually, lower commodity prices.