Gold miners turning to technology

Gold miners turning to technology

Golden era for mine automation in Western Australia.

Investment

15 OCTOBER 2020
Alltype steels for Koodaideri work

Alltype steels for Koodaideri work

Alltype to preassemble and modularise structural steel elements for Koodaideri.

Development

21 SEPTEMBER 2020
Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Another Rio Tinto robot contract for Scott

Company to provide and commission equipment for a lab at the Robe Valley mine.

Technology / innovation

07 AUGUST 2020
A decade of ROC

A decade of ROC

Operations centre has brought about $1 billion in benefits to Rio Tinto's operations.

Scott cracking on with Koodaideri lab

Scott cracking on with Koodaideri lab

Construction of automated mine laboratory has begun.

Innovation

07 JULY 2020
WA miners rolling with FIFO punches

WA miners rolling with FIFO punches

FIFO changes and hard borders are threatening logistics chains WA miners rely on.

Covid-19

07 APRIL 2020
Primero adds another $20M in work

Primero adds another $20M in work

Work spread across two Rio Tinto contracts.

Development

30 MARCH 2020
Scott to build Koodaideri lab

Scott to build Koodaideri lab

Scott Technology designing and building automated Koodaideri lab.

Technology / innovation

11 FEBRUARY 2020
Rio Tinto iron ore production down

Rio Tinto iron ore production down

Production down 3% on 2018 due to operational challenges and weather.

Development

17 JANUARY 2020
Resources contracts start slow in FY20

Resources contracts start slow in FY20

Volume of work has been disappointing, analyst says.

Development

06 NOVEMBER 2019
Pilbara production up for Rio Tinto

Pilbara production up for Rio Tinto

Increased focus on waste movement and pit development paying off.

Operational Excellence

16 OCTOBER 2019
Introducing mining technology like shearing camels

Introducing mining technology like shearing camels

Shearing a camel is actually an apt analogy for introducing mining technology, Ivan Vella believes.

Innovation

22 JULY 2019