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In late June Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto's new innovative tunnel boring system, deigned within Rio Tinto's "Mine of the Future" programme, departed from Aker Wirth's production facility near Dusseldorf, Germany, bound for Northparkes Copper Mine in southeast Australia.

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Monday, January 10th, 2011. On 29 November 2010 Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed a contract for the delivery and testing of the first Tunnel Boring System (TBS), which has been developed for Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future™ programme.

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TBM giants dominate bauma awards - TunnelTalk.com. Developed by Aker Wirth as part of a 'Mine of the Future' partnership with mining company Rio Tinto, the Mobile Tunnel Miner (MTM6) is designed to combine the flexibility of a roadheader with the robustness of a TBM.

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The new German built tunnel boring machine now being used at the Northparkes Mine has taken four years to develop through a partnership between Rio Tinto and Aker Wirth. Northparkes Mines have welcomed the new machine claiming it creates a significant advantage over the usual drill and blasting techniques used in most Australian underground ...

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Together with Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining companies, Aker Wirth developed a new, innovative tunnel boring system within Rio Tinto's "Mine of the Future" programme. In late June the machine departed from Aker Wirth's production facility near Dusseldorf, Germany, embarking on a journey to Northparkes Copper Mine in southeast ...

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The global mining company Rio Tinto launched its Mine of the Future project in 2008 with the aim of automating and remotely controlling major aspects of its iron ore projects in the Pilbara region but with an eye to rolling out the technology across all its operations worldwide.

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Rio Tinto has announced that a new underground excavation system from Aker Wirth will be ready for full-scale performance verification trials at the Northparkes copper-gold mine in New South Wales, Australia, in 2012.

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Apr 15, 2010· Aker Wirth and will individually work with Rio Tinto to develop two new tunneling concepts and Herrenknecht will work with the Group on the development of a new shaft boring machine. Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future™ programme was unveiled in January 2008 and initially focused on the Group's Pilbara iron ore operations.

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Feb 22, 2013· "The underground mining and drilling industries have the same characteristics," said Dr Roland Tücks, manager, engineering, mining & construction for Aker Wirth, who will also speak at the symposium. Aker Wirth, which developed a new mechanized excavation system for Mine of the Future, also manufactures equipment for the drilling industry.

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Feb 25, 2013· Rio Tinto has initiated trials of a 64-metre long tunnel boring machine at its Northparkes mine as part of the Mine of the Future program. The German …

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Jun 14, 2013· Aker Wirth - Mobile Tunnel Miner Revolution in underground mining Together with Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining companies, Aker Wirth developed a new, innovative tunnel boring ...

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Nov 25, 2012· wirth-europe.com. On 29 November 2010 Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed a contract for the delivery and testing of the first Tunnel Boring System (TBS), which has been developed for Rio …

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Aker Wirth has been selected as Rio Tinto's partner in developing one of two winning tunneling concepts used for underground block cave projects. This selection was based on an extensive R&D program and selection process that considered a range of …

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Together with Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world, Aker Wirth has developed a new and innovative tunnel boring system, as part of Rio Tinto's "Mine of the Future" programme.

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Aker Wirth is partnering with Rio Tinto in developing the system, which is being integrated into a $90-million prefeasibility expansion study at Northparkes. Sumitomo owns the remaining 20% of Northparkes. Machinery for the new tunnel excavation system is expected to arrive in Australia in early 2012, and trials are scheduled for completion by ...

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Rio 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 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.

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proceso aker wirth rio tinto ; Rio Tinto has partnered with German engineering company, Aker Wirth, to develop and build a drill similar to those that cut the Channel Tunnel between. Más Detalles. Jun 14, 2013 . Aker Wirth - Mobile Tunnel Miner Revolution in underground mining Together with Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining.

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Nov 15, 2010· Rio Tinto is developing a new tunnel boring system which can excavate at up to twice the speed of typical methods ... Tunnelling system set for trial. ... "Aker Wirth is one of three partners ...

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On November 29 last year Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed a contract for the delivery and testing of the first Tunnel Boring System (TBS), which has been developed for Rio's Mine of the Future program. The TBS embodies Aker Wirth's innovative Mobile Tunnel Miner concept and will be tested at Northparkes copper mine in Australia.

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Oct 06, 2016· Sudbury, ON (October 6, 2016) – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) and Rio Tinto celebrate the completion of the Rio Tinto Centre …

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Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed contract as part of Rio ... Monday, January 10th, 2011. On 29 November 2010 Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto signed a contract for the delivery and testing of the first Tunnel Boring System (TBS), which has been developed for Rio Tinto…

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Rio Tinto is planning to expand its next generation technology program, Mine of the Future, to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines. Projects such as Oyu Tolgoi would use an underground block cave mining method, which requires construction of significant underground infrastructure prior to ore production. In anticipation of this need, Rio […]

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CEMI and Rio Tinto recently completed a 6 year program called, the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) at CEMI. This $10M investment in Canada's mining innovation was created to undertake research in support of Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future™ programme with a focus on underground mining infrastructure and footprint reliability.

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Mar 07, 2013· Rio unleashes lastest tunnel boring technology. March 7, ... Rio Tinto's latest tunnel boring system has begun trials at its Northparkes underground mine. ... using Aker Wirth…

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About Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals group that focuses on finding, mining and processing and marketing the Earth's mineral resources. Our goal is to deliver strong and sustainable shareholder returns from our portfolio of world-class assets and our compelling pipeline of projects.

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Based on the successful Aker Wirth roadheader series, Aker Wirth supplies continuous miners for the mining industry that combine the strength and robustness of Aker Wirth heavy-duty roadheaders with the ability to extract minerals such as coal or potash at a very high production rate.

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Rio Tinto's Innovation Pathway John McGagh - Head of Innovation 25 September 2012 . Cautionary statement This presentation has been prepared by Rio Tinto plc and Rio Tinto Limited ("Rio Tinto") and consisting of the slides for a ... Aker Wirth e2v Tomra University of Nottingham

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Jul 02, 2012· Together with Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world, Aker Wirth developed a new and innovative tunnel boring system, which will markedly improve safety and efficiency in underground mining applications.

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Aker Wirth and Rio Tinto - Revolution in underground mining. Together with Rio Tinto, one of the world's largest mining companies, Aker Wirth developed a new, innovative tunnel boring system for underground tunneling and mining the Mobile Tunnel Miner (MTM).

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