Tag: iron

Rio Tinto digs deeper for next big discovery 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ten-year long gradiometer build close to complete.
Roy Hill mine to begin fleet system rollout 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Buys first 34 ruggedised computers.
Atlas Iron warns against truck tracking trial 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pays its share of road use.
Rio Tinto uses IT to unlock iron ore capacity 
By Ry Crozier | Nov 30, 2012 | Comment Now 
Nameplate growth confirms technology is paying off.
Port Hedland port upgrades comms system 
By Ry Crozier | Oct 29, 2012 | Comment Now 
Handles bulk iron ore exports.
Rio Tinto eyes computers to probe rock contents 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Future mineral recovery method a question of scale.
Fortescue Metals eyes tech boost on Firetail deposit 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 25, 2012 | Comment Now 
Inks $1.5bn deal with Leighton Contractors.
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.
Autonomy inhales Iron Mountain's 6PB cloud 
By Liam Tung | May 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Autonomy claims 25 petabyte storage cloud.
Metro Power Company buys micro data centre 
By Ry Crozier | Jul 5, 2010 | Comment Now 
Hosts energy management system trialled by BHP Iron Ore.
BHP extends public broadband from own purse 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 10, 2009 | Comment Now 
Hopes to strike fibre capacity sharing agreement.
Oracle continues spending spree with Virtual Iron buy 
By David Neal | May 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
Oracle has added to its virtualisation product line-up with the acquisition of Virtual Iron, which specialises in virtual systems management tools for use in data centres.
Rumour mill builds on Oracle Virtual Iron buy 
By Miya Knights | Mar 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
Rumours throughout Silicon Valley that Oracle has issued a letter of intent to purchase Virtual Iron have refused to die down.
Russians face internet Iron Curtain 
By Iain Thomson | Apr 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
Russian government officials are proposing tough censorship laws for the country's 29 million internet users..
IBM and Sun show off high-performance iron 
By Tom Sanders | Jun 28, 2007 | Comment Now 
Vendors burn theĀ one petaflop barrier.
Designer turns typewriter into waffle iron 
May 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
The key to a good waffle is the right type of batter.
Alcatel-Lucent launches big iron switch 
By Clement James | Dec 20, 2006 | Comment Now 
Newly formed networking giant Alcatel-Lucent has announced the availability of its OmniSwitch 9800, the latest member of the company's family of 10-Gigabit Ethernet core switches.
Iron Mountain's take over of Connected raises concerns for customers  
By Robert Jaques | Oct 22, 2004 | Comment Now 
In the wake of Iron Mountain's acquisition of backup vendor Connected both companies' customers should demand service-level guarantees, Gartner has advised.
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