Mining technology research organisation Mining3 is seeking to benchmark the accuracy and reliability of proximity detection systems, the units fitted to autonomous trucks to help them avoid collisions.
Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said that one of its driverless trucks, travelling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week.
Making and selling parts for mining equipment, Geographe Enterprises Pty. Ltd. serves mining companies all over the world with engineered solutions for plants and mobile equipment. Focusing on quality and service experience, the team at Geographe takes great pride in refining and perfecting every component it makes. This ultimately helps its customers reduce operating costs across the equipment lifecycle. However, despite the company’s commitment to excellence, Geographe could not evade the consequences of a five-year Australian mining downturn that started in 2012. During this time, amid difficult trading conditions, the company lost business and reduced staff.