Epiroc launches Mobius for Drills, a data hub for mine operations

Epiroc, in partnership with ASI Mining LLC, introduced Mobius for Drills, a new platform to convert data into useful, actionable information. Mobius for Drills will lead mines toward automation and connectivity. Featuring embedded artificial intelligence, the userfriendlyMobius system enables multi-vehicle command, control and monitoring to maximise productivity and safety.

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Wabtec to modernise Fortescue locomotive fleet

Wabtec announced an agreement to transform Fortescue’s locomotive fleet to meet the performance requirements of the resource company while delivering operational and environmental efficiencies.

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Komatsu to acquire Mine Site Technologies

Komatsu Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia, has agreed to acquire Mine Site Technologies Pty Ltd., a provider of operational optimization platforms for underground mining that leverage communication devices and position tracking systems. Komatsu is planning to close the acquisition on 1 July, on the condition that all necessary procedures for closing are completed. The impact on Komatsu’s consolidated business results is estimated to be minimal.

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Liebherr, Fortescue will partner on green haul trucks

Liebherr and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd announced a partnership for the development and supply of green mining haul trucks for integration with the zero-emission power system technologies being developed by Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) and Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE). This is a major step toward transitioning Fortescue’s diesel mining fleet to a green mining fleet before 2030 and accelerates the opportunity to commercialise zero emission power system technologies in heavy industry applications.

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