Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
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Austmine facilitates Charge On Innovation Challenge mining truck electrification initiative with BHP, Rio Tinto & Vale as founding patrons
May 6, 2021

Just two months after the announcement of the Electric Mine Consortium, BHP, Rio Tinto and Vale, three of the world’s biggest resource companies are the founding patrons of a new mining industry haul truck electrification collaboration, the Charge On Innovation Challenge, which is being facilitated by Austmine. It is described as “a global initiative for[…]

Cat autonomous mining trucks pass 3 billion tonnes hauled across 17 mine sites
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Cat autonomous mining trucks pass 3 billion tonnes hauled across 17 mine sites
May 6, 2021

Caterpillar has announced an additional 1 billion tonnes of material hauled by autonomous trucks using Cat® MineStar™ Command for hauling, surpassing the 3 billion tonnes milestone. This achievement is joined by an expansion of the types of commodities hauled autonomously across a growing number of Cat mining truck class sizes, as well as other brands of mining equipment. “Since surpassing[…]

TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer with Visual Assist as digitalisation in the mining sector accelerates
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TOMRA Sorting Mining widens its offer with Visual Assist as digitalisation in the mining sector accelerates
May 5, 2021

TOMRA says it is tapping the potential of digitalisation with a constantly expanding offer of digital services to help mining operations improve their efficiency and profitability – most recently with the introduction of the new augmented reality tool for remote assistance, TOMRA Visual Assist. It states: “In a challenging market, mining companies under increasing pressure[…]