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MinRes driverless truck

Proponent rolls out 120 automated heavy vehicles

An autonomous technology company will supply dozens of driverless trucks to a $2.1 billion development. Hexagon AB is rolling out 120 automated road trains at Mineral Resources’ (MinRes) Onslow...

EACON driverless truck

Employer deploys 100 driverless trucks

A state-controlled partnership rolled out dozens of environmentally friendly, autonomous heavy vehicles. China National Building Material Group and EACON Mining Technology recently deployed 100...

Rio Tinto mine pit

Authority investigates driverless vehicle accident

Officials are examining what caused autonomous machinery to crash. The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) is still trying to determine how a driverless train suffered an accident...

CAT 794AC truck

Production begins at central Qld coal mine

A $1 billion fossil fuel development recently commenced mining in Queensland’s Isaac region. Pembroke Resources recently moved first dirt at its Olive Downs Coking Coal Project, 40km southeast...

Komatsu Toyota driverless vehicles

New mine vehicle automation project approved

Autonomous and automotive manufacturing multinationals will develop new driverless technology. Komatsu and the Toyota Motor Corporation recently revealed they would make autonomous light vehicles for...

Neville Williams

Qld coal worker celebrates 50 years of service

A Central Queenslander spent half a century at a mining operation in the Isaac region. Neville Williams recently celebrated 50 years of service at BHP’s Goonyella Riverside Coal Mine, 207km...