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By A.J. Roan
For Metal Tech News 

Roy Hill crosses threshold toward autonomy

Collaborates with MSI Mining, Epiroc to convert iron mine fleet Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – March 18, 2020


Last updated 7/2/2022 at 9:16am

Roy Hill Epiroc executives sign autonomous mining equipment conversion deal

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Roy Hill CEO Barry Fitzgerald (front left), Epiroc Chairman Ronnie Leten (front right), Roy Hill COO Gerhard Veldsman (back left) and Epiroc Senior Executive Vice President Mining & Infrastructure Helena Hedblom (back right) sign an agreement for Epiroc to convert mining equipment to autonomous.

Roy Hill, an iron mining company with operations in Western Australia's Pilbara region, has signed a deal with global mining equipment and service provider Epiroc, and automation specialist ASI Mining to convert 77 of their human operated fleet of trucks and excavators to autonomy.

Taking a different approach to the future, Roy Hill has chosen to modify their existing fleet and give them a futu...

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