How to find an asbestos "Needle" in a mining "Haystack"

This story  summarises the applied research work to determine the presence of crocidolite asbestos in a maiden untouched iron ore deposit located in the Pilbara in Western Australia. The purpose of the exercise was to assist mine planning…

Concrete Plinth Structural Failure

A 300 tonne load out bin was being constructed starting with the pouring of 6  concrete plinths to support the bin steel columns. Upon completion of the plinths, the bin steel work was erected starting with the support columns loosely bolted…