Skycatch sees under-cover role for drones

Skycatch sees under-cover role for drones

San Francisco-based tech firm says advances will make UAVs more usable underground

Innovation

15 FEBRUARY 2016
Green light for US$1.9B Amrun project

Green light for US$1.9B Amrun project

Rio Tinto bauxite mine will expand exports to China

Logistics

27 NOVEMBER 2015
Yurra awarded Pilbara contracts

Yurra awarded Pilbara contracts

Success a boost for indigenous communities

Development

20 NOVEMBER 2015
Rio moves ahead with automation

Rio moves ahead with automation

Fully remote-controlled trucks move iron ore in Pilbara

Innovation

19 OCTOBER 2015
First Solar, Rio Tinto solar plant starts operations

First Solar, Rio Tinto solar plant starts operations

Diesel-solar plant commenced operations at Queensland bauxite mine

Transport

01 OCTOBER 2015
Accenture opens IoT Centre of Excellence

Accenture opens IoT Centre of Excellence

Accenture has opened an Internet of Things Centre of Excellence for Resources in Singapore

Innovation

23 SEPTEMBER 2015
Industry closes on different future

Industry closes on different future

The piece of the industry's 'mine-of-the-future' technology puzzle are finally falling into place

Industry comment

07 SEPTEMBER 2015
Automatic for the people

Automatic for the people

The future of mining is here in the form of automation, but how long until robots take over from humans?...

Innovation

02 SEPTEMBER 2015
University research to help junior explorers

University research to help junior explorers

Rio Tinto, University of Tasmania collaborated on mineral analysis technology

Exploration

03 AUGUST 2015
NRW wins Rio Tinto contract

NRW wins Rio Tinto contract

Nammuldi iron ore mine looks to increase production

Development

29 JULY 2015
Personnel safety in high-risk areas

Personnel safety in high-risk areas

Ebola threatens both lives and livelihoods in and around West African mines

Sustainability

22 JULY 2015
Up and atom

Up and atom

The Rössing uranium mine is one of the largest and longest-running open-pit uranium mines in the world...

Snapshot

13 JULY 2015