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Automated Fluid Transfer System

“These are multi-million-dollar drills, so you want to be able to keep them going to make full use of the asset,” Marcel said. As more and more trucks and drills are becoming autonomous...

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Screen data giving insight into circuit performance

Performance data provided by extra sensors fitted to a prototype vibrating screen is substantially improving the understanding of screen operation.  It is also giving indicators around the overall...

Boom? What Boom? Can we call it that yet?

Rio Tinto has confirmed it will spend $3.5 billion developing the Koodaideri iron ore mine near Newman, in what is set to become the most technologically advanced iron ore mine in the world. 

BHP copper exploration program update

BHP confirmed identification of a potential new iron oxide, copper, gold (IOCG) mineralised system, located 65 kilometres to the south east of BHP’s operations at Olympic Dam in South Australia. 

Simon McKeon AO to join Rio Tinto board

Rio Tinto has appointed Simon McKeon AO as an independent non-executive director. Mr McKeon, an Australian citizen, will join the board on 1 January 2019.