Technology adoption and innovation in the resources sector will have significant impact on hiring, with industry employment projections set to increase over the next five years, a report by advisory firm Ernst and Young (EY) confirmed.
Komatsu is bringing the company closer to the dream of fully autonomous dozing with its latest release.
Rockwell Automation has predicted the future of mining, and the future is seamless.
Sandvik has introduced the LH621i intelligent loader for large-scale underground production and mine development.
Mine Site Technologies (MST) Global is pioneering communication by making it possible through deep rocks. Chief executive Haydn Roberts speaks to Vanessa Zhou about the possibilities of the future mine.
Airobotics has become the first company to receive approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) for operation of automated multi-rotor drones at sites in Australia without the need for an aircrew.
Komatsu America has qualified its FrontRunner Autonomous haulage System (AHS) to operate on private long-term evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology.
The transformation of mine sites to fully automated mines will bring great benefits to workers, including the removal of conditions attached to fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work, technical recruitment services provider Fircroft has found.
Resolute Mining’s growth ambitions at its gold operations in West Africa and Australia remain on target.
Scania is testing an autonomous transport system at Rio Tinto’s Dampier Salt operation in Western Australia.
Resolute Mining has extracted first ore from the Syama underground mine in Mali in West Africa on schedule, with the commissioning of fully autonomous fleet next on the its agenda.
BHP’s introduction of autonomous equipment at the $4.5 billion South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara is under way.
Sandvik has secured an agreement with Nokia to further develop its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the mining industry.
Rio Tinto chief executive officer Jean-Sebastien Jacques wants mining to reinvent itself and pioneer the industry into the 21st century
BHP’s Jimblebar mine wouldn’t see the advancement it does today if it wasn’t for Elsabe Muller. Australian Mining writes.
Cat mining trucks working within the MineStar Command for hauling automation solution have reached one billion tonnes hauled.
Epiroc has acquired 34 per cent of Autonomous Solution Inc.’s subsidiary, the provider of technology solutions for autonomous fleets ASI Mining, in an undisclosed amount.
Fortescue has posted a rise in production of 14 per cent year on year in what chief executive officer Elizabeth Gaines called “a strong start” to the company’s 2019 first quarter.
Gold miner Newcrest Mining has ramped up its focus on developing digital operations through a partnership in India.
Anglo American has delivered a first for its metallurgical coal division following completion of a drill hole using a remote-operated, semi-autonomous drill at the Dawson coal mine in Queensland.