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Operator dies from touching energised heavy vehicle

A mine employee passed away after coming into contact with an electrified dump truck. Authorities recently investigated how a resources worker became fatally electrocuted after touching an energised...

MinRes driverless truck

Proponent starts delivering 150 driverless trucks

A diversified resources producer has received its first round of what it claims to be the some of world’s largest autonomous heavy vehicles. Mineral Resources (MinRes) confirmed the first...

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...

Whitehaven Coal workers

Employer cancels driverless truck plan at coal mine

A major mining company will not automate heavy vehicles at one of its operations. Whitehaven Coal recently stopped trialling its autonomous haulage systems (AHS) at the Maules Creek mine. Management...

Komatsu driverless trucks

Mining giant accelerates ‘safe’ automation

A resources multinational will work with new partners to fast-track autonomous mineral production. Rio Tinto recently approved an initial $14.4 million in funding to make global operations safer and...

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