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Hexagon equips the world’s first fully autonomous road trains

By GeoConnexion - 11th September 2023 - 18:56

Hexagon AB, the global provider of digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies, has announced a landmark agreement with diversified mining company Mineral Resources (MinRes) to provide an autonomous haulage solution for a fleet of 120 fully autonomous road trains in Australia, which will transform safety, productivity and sustainability in the region. The world-first, fully autonomous road trains are a full-site, truck-agnostic solution. The addition of unmanned and autonomous systems will form an essential part of the supply chain for the MinRes Onslow Iron project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The centre of the autonomous platooning system is Hexagon’s autonomous solutions stack integrating drive-by-wire technology with an autonomous management system to orchestrate vehicle movement in road train haulage.

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