eNews #26

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Autonomous mining fleet transitions to RCT

"Our ControlMaster® Automation technology sets Evolution Mining onto a pathway to full mine digitisation with the ability to scale our technology as the mine develops. Mungari will receive on-ground technical support through our branch in Kalgoorlie backed by a team of highly experienced automation specialists."
- Ryan Noden, Business Development Manager (Mining)

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RCT to automate Rothsay mining fleet

"Automation is an important innovation component of our business as it allows productivity to remain consistent across shift change and firing. The adoption of emerging technology such as this reinforces our commitment towards the implementation of our 'technology roadmap' over the next three years."
- Gavin Ramage, Redpath Australia Managing Director

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Cat R2900 loader brought back to life

Whether the machine is new or old, RCT can install any of its ControlMaster® range of solutions to improve the machine’s performance and increase its lifespan while enabling safer mining operations. This Cat R2900 loader was brought back to life for FMR Investments with Drillmech Engineering & Hydraulic Services managing the loader's bodywork and RCT's technicians installing its Teleremote product.

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Forklift shutdown solution secures prison operation

RCT has finalised a project that guarantees appropriate and supervised control of forklift operations within a prison on the east coast of Australia. Industrial specialists at RCT worked with Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) to customise a Toyota 8FG25 forklift to meet stringent safety guidelines so the machine could be operated safely within a prison in the region.

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Technology safeguards miners in Papua New Guinea

RCT has installed and commissioned its ControlMaster® Line-of-Sight solution onto two Komatsu D275 dozers at a major gold mining operation in Papua New Guinea. The technology packages will enable the mine operator to clear landslip in the mine's central pit. Going forward, the site's operators can stand at a safe distance and direct the dozers to operate beneath the pit's highwall.

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From our team...

Congratulations to Automation & Control Product Manager Brendon Cullen, who has clocked 20 years with the company! Brendon started as an auto electrical apprentice with RCT and now leads the development of its Automation technology.

"I've found my role to be both challenging and rewarding which has helped me to continually grow within my field. I enjoy working at RCT as there are a diverse range of people which makes every day interesting."
- Tracy Purdy, Accounts Officer

RCT has expanded its industrial sales team with Rhys Gracie based at our branch in Western Australia engaging with clients in Australia and Asia Pacific, while Kevin Drury joins our branch in Utah to deliver profit-boosting solutions across the USA.

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