BHP not taking robo-train route

BHP not taking robo-train route

Company still believes technology is an increasingly important part of mining.

Technology / innovation

08 OCTOBER 2020
WesTrac tech training centre opens

WesTrac tech training centre opens

Centre focuses on developing the skills needed to operate autonomous mining equipment.

Innovation

28 AUGUST 2020
Autonomy and the era of 'smart tyres'

Autonomy and the era of 'smart tyres'

Integrated sensors continuously monitor heat and tyre pressure.

Maintenance

24 JULY 2020
Open Autonomy solution on its way from Wenco, Oxbotica

Open Autonomy solution on its way from Wenco, Oxbotica

Companies ink MoU for Open Autonomy development for mining.

Sustainability

10 JUNE 2020
Syama's automation surge

Syama's automation surge

Resolute's attempts to create a fully autonomous underground gold mine are clearing big milestones

Putting mapless technology on the map

Putting mapless technology on the map

Mapless autonomous vehicles could be the future of underground mining fleets

Fleet

30 MARCH 2020
Sandvik introduces AutoMine for Trucks

Sandvik introduces AutoMine for Trucks

Sandvik AutoMine for Trucks provides autonomous truck haulage in underground environments

Fleet

19 MARCH 2020
ASI augments algorithm for autonomous obstacle avoidance

ASI augments algorithm for autonomous obstacle avoidance

Occlusion mapping algorithm to help detect drop-offs and large negative obstacles

Technology / innovation

02 DECEMBER 2019
Doosan ushers in Industry 4.0 concept

Doosan ushers in Industry 4.0 concept

Concept-X is designed to improve industrial productivity and safety through autonomous tech

Innovation

28 NOVEMBER 2019
ASI fitting Ukraine mine for automation

ASI fitting Ukraine mine for automation

Project comes after successful testing of technology for Ferrexpo Yeristovo

Fleet

21 NOVEMBER 2019
Vale moves to private LTE network in Brazil

Vale moves to private LTE network in Brazil

Brazil miner announces agreement for private 4G/LTE network

Communications

20 NOVEMBER 2019
Autonomous vehicles for Goonyella Riverside

Autonomous vehicles for Goonyella Riverside

The BHP Mitsubishi Alliance is introducing autonomous vehicles at its Goonyella Riverside coal mine

Technology / innovation

15 NOVEMBER 2019