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Rio Tinto buys smart glasses, more drones for mines

Rio Tinto buys smart glasses, more drones for mines

As remote inspection tasks increase during Covid.
Feb 22 2021 11:43AM
New subsea cable system planned between New Zealand and Australia

New subsea cable system planned between New Zealand and Australia

Part of US$500 million South Island hyperscale data centre build.
Dec 15 2020 12:18PM
Rio Tinto's innovation head to retire

Rio Tinto's innovation head to retire

Stephen McIntosh set to step down.
Jul 1 2020 11:31AM
Rio Tinto stands up digital radio backup for bauxite mines

Rio Tinto stands up digital radio backup for bauxite mines

Part of its pandemic planning.
Apr 23 2020 1:42PM
Rio Tinto using VR mine walkthrough in recruitment

Rio Tinto using VR mine walkthrough in recruitment

Private release distributed via Oculus store.
Feb 7 2020 1:15PM
Rio Tinto launches $10m school STEM program with AWS

Rio Tinto launches $10m school STEM program with AWS

Part accelerator, part talent pipeline.
Nov 25 2019 1:40PM
TAFE WA offers 'autonomous workplace' courses

TAFE WA offers 'autonomous workplace' courses

Funded with $2m assistance from Rio Tinto.
Jun 12 2019 1:00PM
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
Virtual pedestrians pave way to safer roads for driverless cars

Virtual pedestrians pave way to safer roads for driverless cars

Software takes evasive action.
Mar 15 2019 12:00PM
Rio Tinto warns of slowdown in Australia’s robotics and automation sector

Rio Tinto warns of slowdown in Australia’s robotics and automation sector

Not yet automatic for the people.
Jan 29 2019 12:14PM
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
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

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