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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
Rio Tinto commits to deploy Azure Stack

Rio Tinto commits to deploy Azure Stack

Reveals it will employ 59 new IT staff in Australia.
Sep 14 2018 6:52AM
Rio Tinto's autonomous train makes first solo pit-to-port delivery

Rio Tinto's autonomous train makes first solo pit-to-port delivery

More than doubles previous driverless trip.
Jul 13 2018 10:19AM
Rio Tinto moves its global CIO role to Australia

Rio Tinto moves its global CIO role to Australia

After Singapore-based IT chief leaves.
Jun 28 2018 12:25PM
Rio Tinto to build new 'intelligent' mines

Rio Tinto to build new 'intelligent' mines

Reveals its next IT-driven transformation.
Jun 19 2018 12:36PM
Rio Tinto's autonomous trains get regulatory approval

Rio Tinto's autonomous trains get regulatory approval

Moves a step closer to completion.
May 18 2018 11:35AM
WA schools, TAFEs to teach automation skills

WA schools, TAFEs to teach automation skills

Govt partners with Rio Tinto.
Apr 4 2018 11:40AM
Rio Tinto faces big shortfall of data scientists

Rio Tinto faces big shortfall of data scientists

Expects two-thirds of future engineers to be from IT disciplines.
Mar 21 2018 6:25AM
Rio Tinto's robot train budget soars above $1bn

Rio Tinto's robot train budget soars above $1bn

Appears to price in project delays.
Mar 5 2018 9:37AM
Rio Tinto steps closer to fully autonomous trains

Rio Tinto steps closer to fully autonomous trains

Runs vehicles in supervised mode over longer distances.
Jan 16 2018 11:55AM
Rio Tinto seeks greater precision from space sensors

Rio Tinto seeks greater precision from space sensors

To ease competing land use concerns.
Jan 5 2018 9:28AM
Rio Tinto starts autonomous retrofits for haul trucks

Rio Tinto starts autonomous retrofits for haul trucks

Sets goal to automate more of its fleet.
Dec 18 2017 1:57PM
Rio Tinto scales up its data platform

Rio Tinto scales up its data platform

Goes predictive for future productivity improvements.
Dec 5 2017 11:30AM
Rio Tinto runs first train in full robot mode

Rio Tinto runs first train in full robot mode

No human driver for almost 100km.
Oct 2 2017 1:24PM
Yancoal to migrate to SAP on AWS

Yancoal to migrate to SAP on AWS

Shifts thinking from on-premises model.
Sep 20 2017 4:13PM
BHP turns to AI to guide exploration

BHP turns to AI to guide exploration

Following experiments optimising mill production.
Aug 22 2017 11:49AM
Rio Tinto flags major automation, big data expansion

Rio Tinto flags major automation, big data expansion

Seeks billions more in fresh productivity gains.
Aug 3 2017 6:39AM
Rio Tinto's trains drive 20 percent autonomously

Rio Tinto's trains drive 20 percent autonomously

Project stays on track.
Jul 20 2017 11:52AM

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