Newmont has delivered first production from autonomous haulage at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.
BHP principal, mining systems in technology, Chirag Sathe expands on the vision for autonomous mining to bring greater safety to mine sites.
Rio Tinto expects 50 per cent of its haul truck fleet to be automation ready by the end of this year following the announcement of a $1 billion investment in its Greater Tom Price operations, Western Australia.
BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is set to introduce autonomous haulage at the Goonyella Riverside coal mine in Queensland next year in an effort to reduce exposure to safety risks.
Fortescue Metals Group’s fleet of autonomous haul trucks in Western Australia has hit a milestone with more than one billion tonnes of material moved safely.