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.
 
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.
 
Video: US Army tests driverless convoys 
Feb 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Passes urban and rural tests.
 
Rio Tinto tech and innovation head departs 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 10, 2013 | Comment Now 
Replacement found from within.
 
NSW Govt backs commuter train automation 
Jun 6, 2013 | Comment Now 
Automated systems to run from new control centre.
 
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.
 
Rio Tinto prepares to deploy more driverless trucks 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Reveals scope of 'world's largest deployment'.
 
Photos: Rio Tinto trials 64m-long tunnelling machine 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 25, 2013 | Comment Now 
Latest automated equipment begins operation.
 
Apple names two Aussie apps in 'disruptive' list 
By Charis Palmer | Dec 17, 2012 | Comment Now 
Virgin Australia, City of Sydney take honours.
 
Video: Rio Tinto shows off driverless trucks 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 23, 2012 | Comment Now 
'Different, but safe'.
 
BHP Billiton to drive automation at Jimblebar 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 5, 2012 | Comment Now 
Trucks to be delivered next year.
 
Rio Tinto skills up for rail automation 
 
Rio Tinto brings autonomous trucks to Nammuldi 
By Ry Crozier | Oct 19, 2012 | Comment Now 
Second production mine site to be 'world's largest' installation.
 
Rio Tinto advances autonomous drill project 
By Ry Crozier | Aug 16, 2012 | Comment Now 
Gears up for expansion across Pilbara mines.
 
Roy Hill simulates iron ore demand chain 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Buys software to test assumptions.
 
Rio Tinto flags Queensland automation expansion 
 
Rio Tinto prepares mine for driverless trucks 
By Ry Crozier | Apr 16, 2012 | Comment Now 
Vehicles moved out of trial into production mine.
 
Roy Hill advances design of automated mine 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Ramps up specification of in-pit systems.
 
Rio Tinto spends $442m to automate trains 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 20, 2012 | Comment Now 
Covers part of Pilbara rail network.
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  39%
 
Your insurance company
  4%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  8%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  7%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  20%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  6%
TOTAL VOTES: 1812

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?