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Autonomous convoys to deliver WA iron ore

Mineral Resources, Hexagon team up on iron ore road trains Metal Tech News - December 8, 2021

The economics of mining bulk tonnage commodities such as iron ore often hinge upon the ability to economically deliver millions of tons of product per year to global markets. Typically, trains and ships are the lowest cost options for moving ore at this scale.

If an iron ore deposit is too far away from the ocean and too small to justify the expense of connecting to world markets via rail, then...

 

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