The company has reported a 4% increase in total production on a copper equivalent basis in 1Q18, compared to the same period of 2017.
Vale releases its production and sales report for the first quarter of 2018 which highlights its record sales volumes of iron ore and pellets for a first quarter.
Rio Tinto’s autonomous truck milestone has moved its one billionth tonne of material at its Pilbara operations in Australia.
Caterpillar mining trucks will be retrofitted for autonomous operation at the Marandoo iron ore mine in Western Australia.
Caterpillar and Rio Tinto to retrofit Cat trucks for autonomous operation at Marandoo iron ore mine in Australia.
BHP’s iron ore production for the September 2017 quarter decreased by 3%, as copper production increased by 14% for the quarter.