Technology safeguards dozers at Pilbara mining operation


World-leading autonomous solutions specialist RCT has completed its latest automation & control project for a major mining company at one of its iron ore operations in Western Australia’s Pilbara.

RCT supplied and commissioned its ControlMaster® Line of Sight solution to one CAT D10T2 dozer and one CAT D11T dozer and the associated remote control devices for operators.

Site operators can now stand at a safe location overlooking the production area and direct the dozers to push the site’s Coarse Ore Stockpiles and other required activities.

RCT Account Manager Phill Dean said the technology will protect site personnel while ensuring effective production.

“This project is part of a long-standing relationship delivering leading edge technology to the major iron ore producer to ensure smooth day-to-day and adhoc business activities,” he said.

“The ControlMaster® technology integrated seamlessly into both dozer’s operating systems enabling the operators to access the machine’s full range of functionality available by the OEM.”

RCT will provide ongoing after sales support, scheduled servicing and onsite technical assistance as required.

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