Ioneer moves forward with Rhyolite Ridge automation

Ioneer moves forward with Rhyolite Ridge automation

MoU signed to adopt Cat Command for hauling and Autonomous Haulage System tech at Rhyolite Ridge.

Fleet

16 FEBRUARY 2021
ThoroughTec secures simulator supply deal

ThoroughTec secures simulator supply deal

The simulators will integrate Caterpillar machine data and operating characteristics.

Simulation / Optimisation

01 FEBRUARY 2021
Anglo American deploys electric shovel in Peru

Anglo American deploys electric shovel in Peru

Project aims to produce 300,000 t/yr copper equivalent in the first 10 years of operation.

Fleet

13 JANUARY 2021
More OEMs join ICMM's safer vehicle initiative

More OEMs join ICMM's safer vehicle initiative

The group aims to introduce greenhouse gas emission-free surface mining vehicles by 2040.

Fleet

27 NOVEMBER 2020
Caterpillar signed up for Rhyolite Ridge

Caterpillar signed up for Rhyolite Ridge

The equipment and services during the first five years are valued at roughly US$100 million.

Fleet

28 OCTOBER 2020
Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir to sell oil ops to Caterpillar, focus on mining

Weir expects demand for mining technologies to grow with demand for renewables.

Sustainability

05 OCTOBER 2020
Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mining's increasing use of microgrids

Mines looking beyond the conventional to choices that not only offer power but increased efficiency....

Power / Remote power

21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Vale to trial electric locomotive

Vale to trial electric locomotive

Fully electric switchyard locomotive is a first for Brazil's mining industry.

Transport

29 JULY 2020
Wolff takes SATS tech to the field

Wolff takes SATS tech to the field

Company has implemented semi-autonomous tractors at active mine

Innovation

01 JULY 2020
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 JUNE 2020
Automation getting in gear

Automation getting in gear

Automation progress in the load and haul space and those new horizons still to come

Automation at full blast

Automation at full blast

Autonomous technology can enable mines achieve their goals in cost, productivity and safety