Fortescue deploys autonomous light vehicles at Chichester Hub

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group has created and deployed a fleet of autonomous light vehicles (ALV’s, pictured) at the company’s mining operations in the Chichester Hub in the Pilbara. Developed by Fortescue’s Technology and Autonomy team with the assistance of Ford Australia, the vehicles aim to improve the efficiency of the Christmas Creek mobile…

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Offshoring: When saving a few bucks can cost millions – by Josh Budd

By Josh Budd There’s no doubt that 2020 was an eventful year. The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global marketplace threw a harsh spotlight on the volatility of Australia’s supply chains. With ongoing supply issues, it’s now truly apparent that the modes of acquisition, distribution and transportation traditionally relied upon can no longer…

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