Will mine automation erode benefits for locals?

Will mine automation erode benefits for locals?

A new deal is needed for host countries due to automation and new technology

Industry comment

23 AUGUST 2018
New diamond pipe starts production at Diavik

New diamond pipe starts production at Diavik

Rio Tinto has opened a fourth diamond pipe, known as A21, at the subarctic Diavik diamond mine

Development

21 AUGUST 2018
Mine closure in action

Mine closure in action

ICMM's member companies have committed to include sustainable development in their decision-making

First funding for Rio Tinto's smart mine

First funding for Rio Tinto's smart mine

Rio Tinto has approved US$146 million of funding to undertake initial work at the Koodaideri project...

Investment

01 AUGUST 2018
Condra portal cranes to speed things up for Oyu Tolgoi

Condra portal cranes to speed things up for Oyu Tolgoi

Condra is supplying the Oyu Tolgoi mine with crane technology for the pre-sinking of Shaft 6

Development

01 AUGUST 2018
Rio Tinto launches new Pilbara partnership

Rio Tinto launches new Pilbara partnership

Rio Tinto has launched a new partnership with RCCIWA to help strengthen more local businesses

GCR Mongolia wins more Oyu Tolgoi work

GCR Mongolia wins more Oyu Tolgoi work

The GCR Mongolia Joint Venture has been awarded further construction work at the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Development

24 JULY 2018
Fenner Dunlop to service Rio Tinto port conveyors

Fenner Dunlop to service Rio Tinto port conveyors

Rio Tinto Ports has awarded Fenner Dunlop a permanent contract for conveyor maintenance services

Transport

19 JULY 2018
Resolution shaft rehab progressing

Resolution shaft rehab progressing

No. 9 shaft will ultimately be linked to existing No. 10 shaft at Arizona mine

Development

13 JULY 2018
Rio Tinto's driverless train delivers first iron ore batch

Rio Tinto's driverless train delivers first iron ore batch

Rio Tinto's AutoHaul autonomous train project achieves its first delivery of iron ore in the Pilbara...

Innovation

13 JULY 2018
Westug to service Rio Tinto iron ore ports

Westug to service Rio Tinto iron ore ports

Westug will provide towage services at Rio Tinto's iron ore ports of Cape Lambert and Dampier

Transport

11 JULY 2018
Rio's future technology challenges

Rio's future technology challenges

The Melbourne Mining Club's annual London gala had Rio Tinto's CEO J-S Jacques as a guest speaker

Editor's comment

06 JULY 2018