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.

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
Atlas Iron warns against truck tracking trial

Atlas Iron warns against truck tracking trial

Pays its share of road use.
Jan 24 2014 6:01AM
Shell turns to back-up systems for Prelude

Shell turns to back-up systems for Prelude

Floating vessel gets UPS, battery arrays.
Jan 21 2014 11:25AM
Woodside productivity drive targets SAP data entry

Woodside productivity drive targets SAP data entry

Five-year initiative launched.
Jan 14 2014 1:16PM
BHP, Rio Tinto digitise iron ore shipping paperwork

BHP, Rio Tinto digitise iron ore shipping paperwork

Australia leads the charge.
Dec 11 2013 7:55AM
Rio Tinto tech and innovation head departs

Rio Tinto tech and innovation head departs

Replacement found from within.
Dec 10 2013 10:35AM
INPEX to deploy IT asset tracker on Ichthys project

INPEX to deploy IT asset tracker on Ichthys project

Managing process and control systems.
Nov 29 2013 11:58AM

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