Melbourne (VIC), Australia — Rio Tinto will expand its fleet of autonomous haul trucks at its world-class iron ore operations in the Pilbara by more than 50 per cent by 2019 after signing agreements with leading manufacturers Caterpillar Inc. and Komatsu Ltd. to convert traditional trucks to autonomous vehicles. A total of 29 Komatsu haul trucks will be retrofitted with Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) technology starting next year.
Flintec’s RC3 compression load cell has been re-developed, providing customers with a modern alternative. The RC3 and RC3D are compact, robust, compression load cells manufactured from high-grade stainless steel and hermetically sealed for reliable performance in the harshest environments. The RC3D supplements the RC3, by providing a more cost-effective solution to customer applications within the 30 to 50 t capacity range. Continue reading Flintec release the RC3D, a modernised Version of their established RC3 Load Cell