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.
Technology is embraced as a new way of mining as much as it is a new way of life. Safe to Work speaks with mining experts in Australia and Sweden to get a closer look on how it’s been integrated.
BHP will partner with explosives supplier Dyno Nobel, to invest in a blast technology research program to improve safety and productivity across its Australian operations.
Rio Tinto has successfully deployed its first automated heavy-haul long distance rail network, AutoHaul, after completing its first run in July last year.
Resolute Mining conducts safer mining at the Syama underground gold mine in Mali, West Africa with fully autonomous fleet scheduled for commissioning in January 2019.
Autonomous equipment will receive a clear regulation that defines its minimum safety standards in the form of a new guideline, jointly developed by industry players such as Rio Tinto.