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[caption id="attachment_21080" align="alignleft" width="550"] Credit: Rio Tinto[/caption] Rio Tinto (LSE:RIO) (ASX:RIO) has taken a huge step in implementing a driverless train network in its Pilbara iron ore operations. The diversified mining giant completed its first long haul autonomous train journey, controlled by operatives hundreds of kilometres away,...

Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew Forrest has announced that CEO Nev Power will step down from the role in February following seven years in charge of the firm. Forrest said that Power’s departure will signal the ‘next chapter’ for Fortescue and the CEO’s decision is consistent...

BHP (ASX:BHP) is investing US$270 million in its Olympic Dam smelter operations in South Australia to bolster copper production. Copper production at Olympic Dam fell 18% to 166,000t for the financial year ending June 2017 due to a state-wide power outage during in Autumn 2016 and...