Rio launches program for rapid underground development

international-mining-logoRio Tinto is expanding its Mine of the Future program to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines and has selected three partners to work on the project. Aker Wirth and Atlas Copco will individually work with Rio Tinto to develop two new tunnelling concepts and Herrenknecht will work with the Group on the development of a new shaft boring machine. (moreā€¦)

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