Canadian Mining Journal

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    OIL SANDS: Suncor to phase in autonomous haul trucks over six years

    January 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy said on Jan. 30, 2018, that it will phase in autonomous truck haulage at all the projects it operates, starting with the North Steepbank oil sands mine. Over the next six years, the program will be

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    HAULING: Rio Tinto’s autonomous Komatsu trucks reach 1B-tonne milestone

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Rio Tinto’s fleet of autonomous haul trucks achieved a significant milestone at the company’s world-class operations in Australia last week by moving their one-billionth tonne of material. Since commencing trial operations in 2008, haul trucks fitted with autonomous

  • Seven trends driving drone adoption

    December 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The adoption of drones in mining is growing rapidly.

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    HAUL TRUCKS: ASI, Liebherr collaborate on autonomous ready haul trucks

    October 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) and Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. are pleased to announce that Liebherr’s new autonomous ready haul trucks will be compatible with ASI’s autonomous command and control platform. Liebherr’s vision of an autonomous haul

  • Feature

    Caterpillar offers stepping stones to full automation

    September 13, 2017 by Craig Watkins

    How automation is improving the performance of heavy equipment in surface mining

  • Feature

    Converting to a wireless world

    May 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Converting an underground gold mine into an open-pit operation is no small feat, just ask Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines (PGM) about its historic Hollinger Project in Timmins, Ontario. When PGM officially closed the underground operation in 1989, after operating the