Rio Tinto

2018 marks 10 years since Rio Tinto began using autonomous mining trucks. The trucks are part of what Rio Tinto calls “the mine of the future” – a concept around innovation and reinvention to ensure the company survives and thrives in periods of change. Former Rio Tinto CEO, Sam Walsh,

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Rio Tinto’s fleet of autonomous haul trucks achieved a significant milestone in January by moving their one-billionth tonne of material. Since commencing trial operations in 2008, haul trucks fitted with Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) technology have now moved more than one billion tonnes of both ore and waste material across

Rio Tinto will expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent by 2019 after signing agreements with leading manufacturers Caterpillar and Komatsu to convert traditional trucks to autonomous vehicles. A total of 29 Komatsu haul trucks will