Still much to gain from next-gen tech

Still much to gain from next-gen tech

Rio's Ivan Vella on mining's digital transformation, which needs staff support to succeed

Innovation

23 JULY 2019
Rio Tinto rolls out AutoHaul

Rio Tinto rolls out AutoHaul

Rio Tinto has successfully deployed AutoHaul, its automated heavy-haul long distance rail network

Transport

19 JUNE 2019
AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

AutoHaul deployed, clocking up 1 million kilometres

Rio Tinto has increased AutoHaul's reach across its operations in Western Australia

Transport

02 JANUARY 2019
Rio Tinto talks AutoHaul at Future of Mining

Rio Tinto talks AutoHaul at Future of Mining

Autonomous train system example of success in future of value chain progress

Innovation

31 OCTOBER 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
Rio Tinto gives Pilbara update, focus on optimisation, innovation

Rio Tinto gives Pilbara update, focus on optimisation, innovation

Rio Tinto discussed its strategy to develop greater flexibility across its mines, rail and ports

Innovation

18 JUNE 2018
Rio Tinto's AutoHaul gets safety approval

Rio Tinto's AutoHaul gets safety approval

Rio Tinto's AutoHaul project gets accreditation from Australia's rail safety regulator

Transport

18 MAY 2018
Pace of technological change in mining is accelerating, says Rio's McIntosh

Pace of technological change in mining is accelerating, says Rio's McIntosh

Mining giant's growth and innovation leader addresses inaugural Future of Mining 2018

Sustainability

14 MAY 2018
Rio Tinto pilots driverless rail system

Rio Tinto pilots driverless rail system

Rio Tinto has completed its first fully autonomous rail journey in the Pilbara

Innovation

02 OCTOBER 2017
Rio provides innovation update

Rio provides innovation update

Chris Salisbury, CEO of Rio Tinto Iron Ore, provides an update on the company's innovation efforts in...

Innovation

24 MAY 2017
Rio provides AutoHaul update

Rio provides AutoHaul update

Rio Tinto will be progressively expanding the use of its AutoHaul system

Innovation

29 MARCH 2017
Rio Tinto invests in simulators and automation

Rio Tinto invests in simulators and automation

Rio Tinto has purchased three Immersive Technologies PRO3 Advanced Equipment Simulators, and has plans...

Equipment

29 FEBRUARY 2012