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Mining Automation displacing workers

Thoughts on automation displacing workers

The recent moves by miners to automate mining equipment through technology has created significant debate among mineworkers regarding the loss of jobs and the impacts on regional communities...

BHP autonomous truck unloading at Jimblebar

BHP resurrects old video in support of automation

In the wake of the BHP Goonyella Riverside automation row with unions and members of the Queensland Opposition, BHP has resurrected parts of a July 2017 video shot at Jimblebar mine in early 2017...

cfmeu mining and energy queensland Stephen Smyth talks on the automation of mining trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

CFMEU says 340 jobs will go at Goonyella Riverside

The CFMEU Mining and Energy Queensland President Stephen Smyth says that 340 jobs will go at the BMA Goonyella Riverside mine as the automation of mining trucks rolls out. Alarmingly, he has also...

BMA automation of haul trucks at Goonyella Riverside mine

BMA announces automation at Queensland coal mine

BMA Automation Becomes Reality...BMA has announced today that they will automate 300 jobs at its’ Queensland Goonyella Riverside mine through the autonomous conversion of 86 Komatsu trucks in...

Scania AXL fully autonomous mining truck

Scania introduces a fully autonomous mining truck

Scania has launched its latest fully autonomous mining truck that’s designed to improve safety and productivity on mining and quarrying sites. It’s meaner, greener and leaner than...

Osbourne Mine Caterpillar R2900G Loader

Osbourne mine commissions autonomous technology

Chinova Resources Osbourne Mine has recently completed an agreement commission and install autonomous technology. The project involves installing Guidance Automation packages on two CAT 2900 loaders...

rio tinto intelligent mining will have safety and productivity benefits

Rio Tinto intelligent mine

Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion investment in the Koodaideri replacement mine will feature intelligent mining activities through adoption of high technology automated mining equipment. Ultimately, Rio...