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WA unveils open data policy 
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The west catches up with information transparency bandwagon.
 
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WA govt moves to create even playing field.
 
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'We're decades ahead of Google'.
 
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ASG exits data centre business early.
 
BHP Billiton extends driverless truck trial 
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Six more vehicles to join operations.
 
Rio Tinto grows driverless truck fleet 
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Sets new record in tonnes moved.
 
BHP uses IT systems to benchmark mine costs 
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Flags further improvement.
 
Poor IT hampering mining regulation in Qld 
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Replacement of shoddy system could reduce workforce by 38.
 
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Passes urban and rural tests.
 
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Replacement found from within.
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