Tuesday 23rd Jul, 2019
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Rio Tinto successfully launches world’s largest robot

The Western Australian Government has congratulated Rio Tinto on the successful rollout of its $940 million AutoHaul rail technology. Called…
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BHP's Western Australian iron ore operations in the Pilbara. Image: BHP

Iron ore prices surge to five-year record

Iron ore prices have hit a five-year high, reaching $US110 ($159.2) per tonne as the mining industry responds to supply…
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Autonomous truck at Fortescue site. Image: Fortescue Metals Group

Fortescue gets green light for Queens Valley mine development

Operations are set to start at Fortescue’s Queens Valley development, which has received all necessary environmental and heritage approvals. The…
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Iron ore prices reach $US100

Prices for iron ore have hit a five-year high, driven by higher steel production in China and speculation of another…
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Rio Tinto selects contractor for $137M Koodaideri railway

Rio Tinto has awarded a $137 million contract to build new rail infrastructure for its Koodaideri iron ore project. NRW…
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Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the EPA to expand the West Angelas iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Rio Tinto mine expansion approved by EPA

Rio Tinto has been given the greenlight by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to expand the West Angelas iron ore…
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Caterpillar will supply machinery and autonomous technology for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

Caterpillar partners with Rio Tinto to automate Koodaideri

Caterpillar will supply machinery and autonomous technology for Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The…
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Conveyor belt developer ContiTech helped Roy Hill improve its main belt’s wear life without a costly shutdown.

Roy Hill extends conveyor belt life

Conveyor belt developer ContiTech helped Roy Hill improve its main belt’s wear life without a costly shutdown.

Rio Tinto awards key Koodaideri engineering contract

WorleyParsons has won a contract to perform engineering, procurement and construction management services at Rio Tinto’s Koodaideri iron ore project….
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