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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 casts net for IoT hardware hackers

BHP casts net for IoT hardware hackers

Unveils challenge to find and test up to 50 candidates.
Jun 13 2017 2:30PM
Fibre, wi-fi keep most Shell Prelude staff onshore

Fibre, wi-fi keep most Shell Prelude staff onshore

Flying workers out to floating platform an "exception" rather than rule.
Apr 24 2017 2:41PM
NASA robots could take over Woodside's manned platforms

NASA robots could take over Woodside's manned platforms

Miner reveals details of multi-year trial.
Apr 5 2017 11:51AM
Newcrest brings high-speed satellite to Lihir gold mine

Newcrest brings high-speed satellite to Lihir gold mine

Early user of combined Telstra-O3b service.
Mar 14 2017 12:33PM
BHP Billiton looks to infrastructure as code

BHP Billiton looks to infrastructure as code

Plots path to software-defined, hybrid cloud.
Mar 8 2017 12:28PM
BHP Billiton to create big Aussie infosec unit

BHP Billiton to create big Aussie infosec unit

With global remit.
Feb 15 2017 12:10PM
Anglo American sees 40 percent future gains from tech

Anglo American sees 40 percent future gains from tech

On top of similar gains in past three years.
Feb 7 2017 11:55AM
Gold Fields Australia emerges as fresh IT-OT backer

Gold Fields Australia emerges as fresh IT-OT backer

Integration methodology gaining a foothold in mining market.
Jan 27 2017 12:43PM
Rio Tinto scales up cyber security

Rio Tinto scales up cyber security

Global drive to focus on security control systems.
Sep 27 2016 6:35AM
Telstra to boost its business in Aussie mining sector

Telstra to boost its business in Aussie mining sector

Buys wireless and mesh expertise.
Jun 23 2016 12:16PM
Rio Tinto restructure creates global innovation unit

Rio Tinto restructure creates global innovation unit

Technology operations reshaped.
Jun 22 2016 5:40AM
Rio Tinto sends human-machine interface standards global

Rio Tinto sends human-machine interface standards global

Building team for systems expansion.
Jun 15 2016 3:00PM
Rio Tinto restructures iron ore telecoms

Rio Tinto restructures iron ore telecoms

Creates new business unit and NOC.
Jun 7 2016 6:36AM
Rio Tinto automation inspired by agriculture, oil sectors

Rio Tinto automation inspired by agriculture, oil sectors

CEO reveals seed for Mine of the Future.
Mar 9 2016 5:49PM
Barrick Gold consolidates five data centres into Supernap

Barrick Gold consolidates five data centres into Supernap

Transition of workloads 75 percent complete.
Mar 1 2016 6:21AM
Rio Tinto scales up its big data ambitions

Rio Tinto scales up its big data ambitions

Dangles data carrot in front of 700 Aussie juniors.
Feb 8 2016 6:18AM
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

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