Mining IT Mining IT

Can Australia use its success in the mining and resources sector to engineer world-class IT solutions? Australia's best technology news team digs in.

Rio Tinto automation inspired by agriculture, oil sectors

Rio Tinto automation inspired by agriculture, oil sectors

CEO reveals seed for Mine of the Future.
Mar 9 2016 5:49PM
Barrick Gold consolidates five data centres into Supernap

Barrick Gold consolidates five data centres into Supernap

Transition of workloads 75 percent complete.
Mar 1 2016 6:21AM
Rio Tinto scales up its big data ambitions

Rio Tinto scales up its big data ambitions

Dangles data carrot in front of 700 Aussie juniors.
Feb 8 2016 6:18AM
Woodside puts Watson on staff desktops

Woodside puts Watson on staff desktops

Enters final evaluation of cognitive search project.
Feb 5 2016 6:54AM
NSW Industry systems targeted by attackers

NSW Industry systems targeted by attackers

But says attempt was unsuccessful.
Feb 4 2016 1:23AM
Anglo American to bring remote operators to surface

Anglo American to bring remote operators to surface

Next stage in automation of Grosvenor coal mine.
Nov 11 2015 6:47AM
Rio Tinto builds team to sell tech-heavy mines to investors

Rio Tinto builds team to sell tech-heavy mines to investors

Unlocks value using experienced staff.
Nov 5 2015 11:44AM
Rio Tinto reveals productivity restructure

Rio Tinto reveals productivity restructure

Opens new fronts in worldwide tech efficiency drive.
Oct 13 2015 7:02AM
Woodside drives analytics into all LNG operations

Woodside drives analytics into all LNG operations

Tastes early success at Pluto plant.
Sep 22 2015 11:49AM
BHP Billiton goes cloud for robot rail facility

BHP Billiton goes cloud for robot rail facility

Melbourne software maker wins big.
Apr 16 2015 6:30AM
Rio Tinto to move IT systems to public cloud

Rio Tinto to move IT systems to public cloud

Partners with Accenture for major system shake-up.
Apr 13 2015 12:00PM
Roy Hill receives first trains destined for automated haulage

Roy Hill receives first trains destined for automated haulage

Systems will eventually enable driverless capability.
Mar 27 2015 6:28AM
Woodside lays out major tech strategy

Woodside lays out major tech strategy

Invests in remote operations, analytics, innovation hub.
Feb 4 2015 6:35AM
Nextgen to build $100m subsea cable for gas customers

Nextgen to build $100m subsea cable for gas customers

Additional clients join in coming months.
May 12 2014 1:37PM
INPEX to deploy subsea transponder networks

INPEX to deploy subsea transponder networks

Track remotely operated submersible.
Apr 23 2014 10:06AM
Rio Tinto grows driverless truck fleet

Rio Tinto grows driverless truck fleet

Sets new record in tonnes moved.
Apr 16 2014 7:01AM
Bechtel brings RFID to Curtis Island gas projects

Bechtel brings RFID to Curtis Island gas projects

Materials management on massive scale.
Apr 11 2014 11:00AM
BHP uses IT systems to benchmark mine costs

BHP uses IT systems to benchmark mine costs

Flags further improvement.
Apr 4 2014 6:39AM
Inside Queensland’s high-tech vessel tracking centre

Inside Queensland’s high-tech vessel tracking centre

Port opens $2 million facility.
Mar 27 2014 10:29AM
Victorian mine drone in near miss with aircraft

Victorian mine drone in near miss with aircraft

Site survey conflict with crop duster.
Mar 20 2014 8:54AM

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