16 July 2018
Rio Tinto has achieved a milestone following the first delivery of iron ore through an autonomous train in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
20 June 2018
Autonomous Solutions (ASI Mining) has commenced work on the automation of a fleet of haul trucks at Barrick Gold’s Arturo joint venture operation in Nevada, US.
29 May 2018
Swedish mining company Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has introduced the TH545i underground mining truck, which offers greater carrying capacity and more sophisticated artificial intelligence than its predecessor.
12 April 2018
Fortescue Metals Group has introduced the first trucks from its autonomous haul fleet fitted with autonomous haulage technology (AHS) into operation at Christmas Creek in Australia's Pilbara region.
22 January 2018
Chinese commercial mining vehicles manufacturer Keshi has placed an order with US-based UQM Technologies for explosion-proof E-drive systems.
18 January 2018
Cloud Peak Energy Logistics (CPEL) has signed an export sales agreement to supply coal to two new integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plants in Japan.
19 December 2017
Rio Tinto is to expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks at its iron ore operations in Australia’s Pilbara region by more than 50% by 2019 after signing agreements with...
15 December 2017
Robotics researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia have developed a technology to track automated mining vehicles operating underground.
11 December 2017
The Australian Rail Track (ARTC) has selected GE Transportation’s Movement Planner software solution to optimise and improve freight routes through its Hunter Valley rail network.
8 December 2017
Swedish supplier Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is to digitalise its logistics processes through a partnership with JDA Software Group.