Articles by Noel Dyson

Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Company to provide and commission equipment for a lab at the Robe Valley mine.

Innovation

07 AUG 2020
Metso buys Davies Wear Plate

Metso buys Davies Wear Plate

Company gains fastener and wear monitoring capability.

Innovation

03 AUG 2020
Anglo American readies Grosvenor for 2021 restart

Anglo American readies Grosvenor for 2021 restart

Plans to restart operations in the second half of 2021.

Fleet

31 JUL 2020
Sandvik, Exyn to partner on autonomous systems

Sandvik, Exyn to partner on autonomous systems

Adding visualisation to Sandvik's automation system.

Innovation

20 JUL 2020
Hitachi to test excavator automation

Hitachi to test excavator automation

Mining equipment maker will start verification tests at an Australian mine from 2020-21.

Metso to supply Lynas kiln

Metso to supply Lynas kiln

Kiln to be used at Lynas' cracking and leaching plant being built in Kalgoorlie.

Plant

15 JUL 2020
Epiroc signs first BaaS deal

Epiroc signs first BaaS deal

Vale taking up battery as a service in Canada at two of its mines.

Logistics

10 JUL 2020
Sandvik's Toro is back

Sandvik's Toro is back

Name back after a 15-year hiatus.

Fleet

02 JUL 2020
Bridgestone in mining tyre licence deal

Bridgestone in mining tyre licence deal

Adding to its tyre monitoring capabilities.

WesTrac cuts risk for maintenance staff

WesTrac cuts risk for maintenance staff

Part of a system to help keep workers away from live equipment in up to 90% of maintenance tasks.

Maintenance

24 JUN 2020
A people-less plant

A people-less plant

A road map showing the way to a fully autonomous plant has been prepared.

Innovation

18 JUN 2020
Syama's automation surge

Syama's automation surge

Resolute's attempts to create a fully autonomous underground gold mine are clearing big milestones