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South Flank goes autonomous

BHP will start transitioning its haulage fleet at its recently-opened US$3.6 billion South Flank iron ore project in Western Australia, to autonomous vehicles in June.

  South Flank goes autonomous

  Initially, six Komatsu trucks will be converted this year with the rest of the 41 strong fleet converted over the next 18 months.  South Flank was opened last year and is Australia's largest iron...

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