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Rio Tinto train

Two driverless heavy vehicles crash within weeks

A resources multinational is examining how autonomous carriers were involved in multiple accidents. Rio Tinto recently revealed that two driverless trains became derailed. One automated locomotive...

Samarco

Authority rejects $39B resources compensation bid

Reimbursements will take longer to reach victims of a mining infrastructure disaster. Authorities recently refused their share in a US$25.7 billion (A$39B) offer in the aftermath of the 2015 Samarco...

Minetruck MT42 SG Trolley electric

Employers race towards fully electrified mine sites

Three mining companies are one step closer to completely transitioning away from fossil fuels. Epiroc, ABB and Boliden recently celebrated deploying the first ever fully battery-electric trolley...

Coal mining QRC

Authority approves phasing out majority of coal

In a little over a decade the Sunshine State will heavily depend on environmentally friendly resources. The Queensland Government recently passed new rules that target 80 per cent renewable energy...

Russell Vale coal landslide

Authority ‘satisfied’ with coal landslide response

A struggling mining company is unlikely to be penalised after large volumes of product became scattered across a nearby town. Authorities recently revealed they would not fine Wollongong Resources...

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