“The AutoHaul programme will deliver the world’s first fully autonomous, long distance, heavy haul rail network, operating the world’s largest and longest robots.”
The service offering for the South American mining industry has widened following thyssenkrupp’s expansion in Brazil.
The company is aiming to develop greater flexibility across its system of mines, rails and ports in Western Australia through the application of automation and other initiatives.
The consulting and engineering company has prepared a feasibility study for the optimisation of mine water management in the Ukrainian mining area of Kriwoi Rog.
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.