The following news item appeared in the international steel industry press.
Title: Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 09:42:52 GMT
Report: Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said on Friday that one of its driverless trucks, travelling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week. Fortescue is retrofitting 100 huge mining trucks with autonomous haulage systems (AHS) at its remote Chichester hub, aiming to more than double its self-driving fleet. This was not the result of any failure of the autonomous system, Fortescue Chief Executive Elizabeth Gaines said in the
Keywords: two, ore, iron, hub, fortescue, australian, trucks, remote
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