Newmont has delivered first production from autonomous haulage at the Boddington gold mine in Western Australia.
The New South Wales Resources Regulator has introduced an autonomous mobile mining plant guideline to prevent risks associated with the technology.
The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has mapped out a set of functional safety guidelines for autonomous mining systems.
The journey towards autonomous mining calls for changes to the standards for haul road operations. Safe to Work speaks with Position Partners, Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST) Solutions and Proof Engineers to untangle the issues facing mining companies.
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has partnered with robotics company Exyn Technology to develop autonomous underground mining solutions that improve the safety of workers.
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.