Rio Tinto to double autonomous drill fleet

Rio Tinto plans to double its fleet of autonomous drills in order to "create a safer working environment and boost productivity across its world-class iron ore operations in Western Australia", according to a statement released today.
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Veris subsidiary Aqura signs service deal with BHP

Information and communications technology (ICT) company Aqura Technologies, a subsidiary of noted planning company Veris, has entered into an agreement with BHP for a three-year services contract that will see Aqura provide technology infrastructure upgrades for the mining major.
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