CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Curtin plots affordable driverless car within a decade 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Teams with Mercedes to create vehicle for the common man.
 
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
 
Rio Tinto's big data play delivers promised ore 
Returns trickle in from long-term technology investment.
 
BHP Billiton extends driverless truck trial 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Six more vehicles to join operations.
 
Rio Tinto grows driverless truck fleet 
Apr 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Sets new record in tonnes moved.
 
BHP uses IT systems to benchmark mine costs 
Apr 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Flags further improvement.
 
Video: US Army tests driverless convoys 
Feb 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passes urban and rural tests.
 
BHP, Rio Tinto digitise iron ore shipping paperwork 
 
Rio Tinto tech and innovation head departs 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Replacement found from within.
 
Rio Tinto uses algorithm to reclaim train capacity 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 23, 2013 | Comment Now 
Maximises iron ore loaded into rail cars.
 
Mining automation requires skills rethink: report 
By Charis Palmer | Jul 22, 2013 | Comment Now 
Call for user-centred design.
 
Photos: Inside BHP Billiton's IROC control centre 
 
BHP Billiton opens Perth remote control centre 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 3, 2013 | Comment Now 
Real-time visibility across iron ore operations.
 
NSW Govt backs commuter train automation 
Jun 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Automated systems to run from new control centre.
 
Video: Rio Tinto automation unlocks more gains 
By Ry Crozier | May 29, 2013 | Comment Now 
Reveals new detail of tech-driven mining in NSW.
 
Rio Tinto scales BYOD to 4000 users 
By Ry Crozier | May 21, 2013 | Comment Now 
Green light after pilot success.
 
Linfox crunches big data to keep trucks on time 
By Ry Crozier | May 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Predicts road congestion and if toll roads are worth using.
 
Video: Santos harnesses tech-heavy tunnel maker 
By Ry Crozier | Apr 17, 2013 | Comment Now 
Begins tunnel under Queensland waterway.
 
Rio Tinto prepares to deploy more driverless trucks 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Reveals scope of 'world's largest deployment'.
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