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Woodside Energy to use autonomous ocean-floor robots

Woodside Energy to use autonomous ocean-floor robots

To collect seismic data from ocean floor.
Sep 13 2019 12:50PM
Woodside targets 70 percent cut in time to prove new gas prospects

Woodside targets 70 percent cut in time to prove new gas prospects

Through seven-year co-development deal on cloud tool.
Aug 22 2019 9:36AM
Orica blasts into digital services with wireless detonators

Orica blasts into digital services with wireless detonators

Explosions-as-a-Service gets rockstar status.
Jul 30 2019 12:34PM
BHP uses iOS app to cut truck maintenance times

BHP uses iOS app to cut truck maintenance times

Flags expansion to all mine sites.
Jul 15 2019 10:35AM
Newcrest Mining deploys private LTE network at Lihir mine

Newcrest Mining deploys private LTE network at Lihir mine

Brings improved reliability to tele-remote and autonomous ops.
Jun 20 2019 5:38PM
TAFE WA offers 'autonomous workplace' courses

TAFE WA offers 'autonomous workplace' courses

Funded with $2m assistance from Rio Tinto.
Jun 12 2019 1:00PM
Telstra rolls Private LTE to Roy Hill, South32 mines

Telstra rolls Private LTE to Roy Hill, South32 mines

Serving open pit and underground operations.
May 14 2019 1:00PM
BHP digging for software to shift bottlenecks in its coal mines

BHP digging for software to shift bottlenecks in its coal mines

Caused by slow and separate systems.
May 9 2019 12:40PM
Newcrest Mining wants wearables to keep staff hydrated, reduce loo stops

Newcrest Mining wants wearables to keep staff hydrated, reduce loo stops

Pours $10k into innovation competition.
May 8 2019 7:15AM
Rio Tinto orders robot trucks, drills for digital mine

Rio Tinto orders robot trucks, drills for digital mine

First intelligent mine Koodaideri takes shape.
May 7 2019 12:50PM
Newcrest Mining mobilises 3500 workers with 36 apps

Newcrest Mining mobilises 3500 workers with 36 apps

Large-scale productivity drive to keep field workers away from desks.
Apr 11 2019 12:45PM
Woodside reworks AI assistant as over-promises bite

Woodside reworks AI assistant as over-promises bite

Two years on, Willow now looks very different; this is why.
Mar 29 2019 12:05PM
Woodside wants to build up local automation skills

Woodside wants to build up local automation skills

Believes Australia should be exporting these skills to the world.
Mar 13 2019 5:34PM
Woodside Energy revamps its DevOps toolchain

Woodside Energy revamps its DevOps toolchain

Replacing tools to build and deploy code.
Feb 11 2019 12:29PM
Rio Tinto advances its autonomous ambitions

Rio Tinto advances its autonomous ambitions

New trial allows smaller-scale use of the technology.
Jan 4 2019 12:02PM
Newcrest Mining brings proximity sensing online at Lihir

Newcrest Mining brings proximity sensing online at Lihir

After a year of deployment.
Nov 19 2018 7:00AM
UniSA builds VR outreach program to inspire mining careers

UniSA builds VR outreach program to inspire mining careers

Climb every mountain.
Nov 1 2018 5:07PM
Rio Tinto stands up digital experiment lab in Brisbane

Rio Tinto stands up digital experiment lab in Brisbane

Invites people to step out of business-as-usual roles.
Oct 31 2018 6:50AM
Rio Tinto runs 34 robot trains a day

Rio Tinto runs 34 robot trains a day

Large scale up of capability.
Oct 16 2018 8:48AM
Rio Tinto to make 34 more trucks autonomous

Rio Tinto to make 34 more trucks autonomous

Retrofits part of $1.55bn mine expansion.
Oct 1 2018 12:21PM

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