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.

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
INPEX to run single control system across Ichthys

INPEX to run single control system across Ichthys

Transportation ship builder uses same vendor.
Feb 18 2014 10:07AM
Chevron forms tech commercialisation tie-up

Chevron forms tech commercialisation tie-up

Latest resources firm to create alliance.
Feb 4 2014 1:38PM
Roy Hill mine to begin fleet system rollout

Roy Hill mine to begin fleet system rollout

Buys first 34 ruggedised computers.
Feb 3 2014 10:55AM

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