eNews #13

November 30, 2017

A world first at Roy Hill

Roy Hill’s multi-billion-dollar iron ore project is now home to the first dynamic multiple Geofence package to have been successfully interfaced to fixed and mobile asset elements within the boundaries of the Coarse Ore Stockpile (COS), and RCT is proud to have played a big part in this momentous achievement.

RCT has been nominated for Mining Magazine’s Technology award for the part it played in this project.

“A number of factors had to be considered throughout the duration of the project. This included integrating Roy Hill’s technical architecture and communications system and designing and creating a number of engineering solutions to meet the requirements.” – Project Manager, David Wright

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5 million operating hours of Guidance Automation

“This is a significant milestone for RCT as it is much greater than other automation solutions available on the market today. Guidance has and will continue to prove itself in the automation field.” – Automation & Control Product Manager, Brendon Cullen

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Remote solution mitigates risk when operating elevated platform

The MTX1000 is the latest addition to the ControlMaster® radio remote control range. It is designed with the same operating platform as RCT’s ATX2200, but conveniently packaged into an even lighter remote control. The remote control includes a graphical display, proportional joysticks, dead-man and control buttons.

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RCT's agility and adaptability in demand

“Retrofitting fleets with autonomous and information solutions is the most economical means for mining companies to get the most out of their existing assets. As companies make the move towards automation, it’s in the best interest to leverage the maximum value from its existing assets.” – Executive Director & CEO, Brett White

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RCT's Automation increases productivity at Spanish mine

Mine management and RCT collaborated to find the ideal solution for the site to directly answer its needs. RCT solutions were installed on four CAT R2900G Underground loaders.

Automation Centres were installed – one in an underground room in the mine wall, and the second, on the back of Ford Ranger, making it mobile.

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From our team


“Most of our ControlMaster® product range is made right here in Australia.  I like that we can manufacture our solutions. This is reflected in the quality and durability of our products and the positive feedback I receive from customers during training.” – Product Trainer, Alan Barton


“RCT is unique in the products and solutions it provides to the market. I like that I get to say I work in a company actively pushing for innovative automation.” – Mechatronics Engineer, Eustin Yap