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  • Businesses sign up to Global Talent Scheme pilot

    ​Five organisations have signed up to the government’s pilot Global Talent Scheme (GTS) program, launched in July in a bid to make it easier for big business and tech start-ups to hire overseas talent for highly skilled roles.

    Written by George Nott18 Dec. 18 10:22
  • Rio Tinto ramps up truck automation

    ​The Rio Tinto Brockman 4 mine's truck fleet will “run entirely” in autonomous mode, following a retrofit of driverless technology scheduled for completion in mid-2019.

    Written by George Nott19 Dec. 17 09:45
  • FM giant Sodexo taps data in tech transformation

    ​Out in mining country the distances are long and the reception is lousy. It’s the last place you’d want a bus carrying a service crew to breakdown.

    Written by George Nott24 April 17 15:32
  • ​Craig Wishart new KPMG CIO

    Former UXC Group IT chief, Craig Wishart, has joined professional services firm KPMG as its Australian CIO.

    Written by Byron Connolly19 July 16 10:46
  • Rio Tinto moves core IT to the cloud

    Mining giant, Rio Tinto, is migrating its core enterprise IT systems to the cloud following an agreement with Accenture.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 April 15 09:27
  • Craig Wishart new UXC CIO

    UXC Limited has tapped former Service Stream IT exec, Craig Wishart, as its new CIO and CTO.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 Oct. 14 14:16
  • RadComms: Tech advances to be fueled by spectrum

    Access to high-bandwidth wireless broadband is critical for supporting drones, national defence and autonomous mining equipment, according to presenters from industry and government at the RadComms conference in Sydney today.

    Written by Adam Bender10 Sept. 14 15:34
  • Pilbara 4G LTE network, BI dashboard feature in state iAwards

    The 2014 national iAward finalists and WAiTTA winners for Western Australia, along with ACT iAward winners, were announced last week. The state iAwards recognised a wide variety of technologies, ranging from Rio Tinto’s 4G LTE network to National Blood Authority’s treatment management app.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett23 June 14 12:41
  • Rio to slash 100 jobs

    Mining giant Rio Tinto is cutting about 100 jobs from its coal mines as it tries to slash costs in the wake of last month's $US2.9 billion ($AUD2.8 billion) annual loss.

    Written by Greg Roberts20 March 13 10:23
  • Walsh says Rio made poor judgements

    Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Walsh has taken a veiled swipe at his predecessor for the decisions that led to the major miner's first-ever financial loss.

    Written by Greg Roberts15 Feb. 13 10:11
  • Rio Tinto to roll out 4G in the Pilbara

    Rio Tinto has chosen Alcatel-Lucent to install a private 4G LTE network at its West Angelas mine in the Pilbara for its existing operations and business.

    Written by Stephanie McDonald11 Dec. 12 13:50