Caterpillar has accomplished a milestone with three billion tonnes being hauled using its MineStar Command autonomous technology.
Newmont has delivered first production from its new autonomous truck fleet at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.
WesTrac has opened an autonomous technology training centre near Collie in Western Australia – the second facility of its kind in the world.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac is boosting safety across Australian mine sites by removing personnel from working within the footprint of live equipment for up to 90 per cent of common maintenance tasks.
Thiess has collaborated with Caterpillar and WesTrac to trial autonomous drilling at the Mount Pleasant coal mine operation in New South Wales.
WesTrac is on the hunt for Western Australian-based workers to fill 250 mechanical and electrical jobs for the company.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac has introduced a new way to sell used, refurbished and as-new parts through its Flexiparts & Mining Services. The company hopes the new business will provide more affordable parts and machinery to the mining sector. FlexiParts will become a separate entity from WesTrac to focus on sourcing and selling parts, components and … Continue reading WesTrac cuts equipment costs with used parts business
WesTrac is set to build a Western Australian technology training facility in Collie that will focus on providing courses in autonomous operations.
Mining machinery is developing quickly with modern technology. Equipment company WesTrac is demonstrating how its workforce can develop alongside the technology.
Fortescue Metals Group has awarded a major component overhaul and replacement services (MCORS) contract to three contractors based in Port Hedland in Western Australia.
WesTrac will introduce the first Cat MD6250 rotary blasthole drill in Australia this week.
Mining equipment rental company Emeco is bolstering its digital capabilities by rolling out an advanced Internet of Things (IoT) solution that will track and harvest data from its assets.
Caterpillar dealer WesTrac will launch the Cat 320 GC, 320 and 323 hydraulic excavators at events in Perth and Sydney in May and June.
Seven Group Holdings is set to take 100 per cent ownership of Coates Hire, a supplier of equipment to the mining industry.
WesTrac’s Chinese division will be sold to Lei Shing Hong Machinery for $540 million after parent company, Seven Group (SGH), secured a deal with the buyer.
Seven Group Holdings said it will be forced to make triple digit job cuts as the fall in commodity prices puts pressure on the business.
Amongst the hundreds of job cuts WesTrac has made this month, the Australian Manufacturing Workers union says dozens of first and second year apprentices have lost their jobs.
Heavy machinery services company WesTrac has started the process of sacking workers from its Perth operations.
Seven Group Holdings has announced it is appointing a new chief executive for its subsidiary WesTrac Australia.
Brazilian mining giant Vale is selling a Queensland coalmine after jobs losses and asset writedowns at its Australian ventures.