Tough automation lessons for Rio

Rio Tinto’s Ivan Vella shares learnings from its road to innovation maturity, including how large-scale automation projects will ‘take longer and cost more than you think’

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The AutoHaul project cost almost double what was expected

Over the past 15 years, Rio Tinto's Iron Ore business has leveraged various technologies across the Pilbara in Western Australia, from autonomous trucks and drills to AutoHaul.