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29.09.2021 (352 Clicks)

Wanted: resourceful Students to revolutionise Rehabilitation

Two scholarships worth up to $35,000 a year are up for grabs for students working on innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation at Queensland coal mines.

The Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Trust Fund, hosted by the Queensland Resources Council (QRC), is calling for student applications for its 2022 postgraduate scholarship program.
 
The Fund supports up to two students a year to pursue postgraduate studies in environmental management at any university in Queensland.
 
QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said today the industry needs more world-class mine rehabilitation experts to help innovate and lead the resources sector’s practices on an ongoing basis.
 
“Responsible land rehabilitation is central to the business of sustainable mining in Queensland,” Mr Macfarlane said.
 
“While mine rehabilitation is highly regulated, better implemented and more accountable than ever before, we need ongoing research to fill knowledge gaps and identify future issues to give stakeholders the confidence that our industry can effectively manage and reduce our impacts on the environment.”
 
Mr Macfarlane said resources companies understand the critical importance of maintaining leading practice environmental standards.
 
“These industry-funded, mine rehabilitation scholarships benefit individual students but also benefit our industry because we need innovation and fresh thinking to help us continually improve our practices,” he said.
 
“The resources sector is in fact one of the biggest supporters of research in this area in the country.”
 
Central Queensland University (CQU) student, and 2014 scholarship recipient Leigh Stitz, now Executive Officer of the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health, dedicated her postgraduate project to investigating the importance of Macroinvertebrates in freshwater tropical systems, with a particular focus on the Fitzroy catchment.
 
“My studies concluded that the existing biological indicators used to measure waterway health require the development of locally derived water quality guidelines and trigger values,” Ms Stitz said.
 
“The QRC scholarship allowed me to take my research to another level with a particular view to improving regional waterway monitoring, enabling me to support Central Queensland industry and the community.
 
“Using the knowledge I gained during my studies continues to benefit the industry in my current position managing the Fitzroy Partnership for River Health.”
 
Mr Macfarlane said the resources industry works hard to minimise the impacts of its activities on the environment, from the planning stages of a project right through to well beyond its actual mine life.
 
"Managed well, land can be used after the completion of mining for a range of uses such as agriculture, native ecosystems and community development,” he said.
 
“We hope the research conducted by postgraduate students involved in this program will make a significant contribution to the further understanding, and achievement, of sustainable land management outcomes.”
 
Applications close Friday, 10 December 2021. Further information on the 2022 Coal Minesite Rehabilitation Scholarships is available here.

About QRC

The QRC is Queensland’s peak body for coal, metal and gas explorers, producers and suppliers across the resources sector. It contributes one in every five dollars to the state economy, supports one in six Queensland jobs, supports more than 15,000 businesses and contributes to more than 1,200 community organisations – all from 0.1 percent of Queensland’s land mass.

 

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29.09.2021 (361 Clicks)

Hanna Hoikkala appointed Press Officer at SSAB

Hanna Hoikkala has a decade of journalism experience, and joins SSAB from news agency Bloomberg News, where she was a reporter covering parts of Nordic finance. Hoikkala´s background also extends to studies in biology and economics, among other topics.

 

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29.09.2021 (333 Clicks)

GlobalData: Mining Companies need to become Leaders in ESG

Metals and minerals will play an important role in the global transition to a greener future. Mining executives now have a choice: let environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues run them out of business or use it as an opportunity to become tomorrow's leader, says GlobalData.

 

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28.09.2021 (339 Clicks)

Cimic’S UGL secures Atom Services Contract Extension

Cimic Group’s UGL has been awarded a contract extension to provide asset management and project-related services at BP fuel terminals across Australia.

 

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28.09.2021 (306 Clicks)

Fugro completes Geohazard Site Investigation Activity on Block 58 in Suriname

Fugro has finalised fieldwork on a site investigation programme for TotalEnergies off the north-west coast of Paramaribo in Block 58 of the Guyana-Suriname Basin. The project sits approximately 150 km offshore in water depths ranging from 60 to 2100 m and involves acquisition and analysis of geophysical data and geotechnical soil samples.

 

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27.09.2021 (353 Clicks)

Enter Engineering signs Agreement with German Industrial Group Thyssenkrupp, for significant Construction Role at new, High-Tech Uzbek Mining Complex

Strategically important project for Uzbekistan will create jobs, develop domestic iron ore deposits and use energy efficient technology.

 

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27.09.2021 (412 Clicks)

Gold Fields orders ABB integrated Power and Automation System for Chilean Project

ABB is to provide six electrical rooms plus an integrated digital system solution based on ABB Ability™ 800xA distributed control system (DCS) to Gold Fields’ Salares Norte mining project in a remote region of northern Chile.

 

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26.09.2021 (479 Clicks)

Normet’s first virtual Customer Event: Normet Mining Innovation Days 2021

Normet Mining Innovation Days 2021 were held virtually on September 13th – 14th. The event was targeted for mining customers and journalists. During the event Normet introduced new technologies and equipment, and updates to existing offering in services and ground control for mining customers.

 

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24.09.2021 (420 Clicks)

Do not miss TAC 2020-One Toronto Conference Program Planning in October 2021

TAC 2020-One Toronto opens in four weeks on Tuesday, October 19! With almost 50 keynote and technical papers to be presented, and the generous support of more than 45 sponsors and exhibitors, this year’s event continues on track to be a success. The detailed technical program planning is nearly complete – the Conference Program page has been updated with the venue changes, and a technical program calendar providing the assigned presentation details and abstracts will be available soon.

 

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23.09.2021 (350 Clicks)

New Trimble DA2 Receiver boosts Performance of Trimble Catalyst GNSS Positioning Service


- Subscription-Based Positioning Solution with Trimble ProPoint GNSS Technology Delivers "Simply Precise" Mapping Workflows

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) launched recently the Trimble® DA2 GNSS receiver for the Trimble Catalyst™ positioning service. The DA2—the second-generation receiver and antenna for the Catalyst service—now includes the Trimble ProPoint™ GNSS engine for enhanced performance. Unique to the latest Trimble Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) solutions, ProPoint technology reduces convergence times and improves positioning accuracy when operating near trees and buildings. In addition, the Bluetooth®-enabled DA2 adds iOS support to the Catalyst service, greatly increasing the range of devices, workflows and apps that can be used with the Catalyst solution.

Trimble Catalyst is a subscription-based GNSS positioning service for location-enabled field applications. The service is available in accuracy-based packages from centimeter- to submeter-level for a wide range of mapping and mobile Geographic Information System (GIS) data collection projects. Catalyst continues to support a broad range of GIS field applications, including Trimble TerraFlex™ software, for form-based GIS data collection.

"Trimble Catalyst brings easy-to-use precise positioning to location-enabled workforces," said Gareth Gibson, marketing director, Trimble Mapping & GIS. "The addition of ProPoint technology, together with the DA2's support for iOS devices, means Catalyst can now deliver Trimble quality positioning to more geospatial professionals than ever before."

Availability

Trimble Catalyst subscriptions are available now to purchase through Trimble's Authorized Distribution Network. The Catalyst DA2 digital GNSS receiver, sold separately, is expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2021. Trimble TerraFlex software subscriptions are available separately through Trimble Geospatial distribution partners.

 

About Trimble Geospatial

Trimble Geospatial provides solutions that facilitate high-quality, productive workflows and information exchange, driving value for a global and diverse customer base of surveyors, engineering and GIS service companies, governments, utilities and transportation authorities. Trimble's innovative technologies include integrated sensors, field applications, real-time communications and office software for processing, modeling and data analytics. Using Trimble solutions, organizations can capture the most accurate spatial data and transform it into intelligence to deliver increased productivity and improved decision-making. Whether enabling more efficient use of natural resources or enhancing the performance and lifecycle of civil infrastructure, timely and reliable geospatial information is at the core of Trimble's solutions to transform the way work is done.

About Trimble

Trimble is an industrial technology company transforming the way the world works by delivering solutions that enable our customers to thrive. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics connect the digital and physical worlds to improve productivity, quality, safety, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble is transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation.

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