Fortescue Metals Hits Automation Milestone

Australian iron ore major Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG) has hit a milestone in the rollout of autonomous haulage systems (AHS) at its Western Australia operations, with the conversion of its 100th driverless truck.

Transforming the company’s 108 haul trucks at the Chichester Hub, which includes the Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak mines, is expected to be completed in September 2020, the company said.

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