Emerging lithium– boron supplier, ioneer (ASX:INR)
has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Caterpillar for the use of Cat’s system for hauling at the Rhyolite Ridge mine in Nevada in the US.
They completed a joint automation study detailing the apparent benefits for early adoption of a Cat® Command for hauling, Autonomous Haulage System for improved operator safety, equipment utilization and site productivity.
The Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron Project will be the first greenfield operation in North America to utilize the Autonomous Haulage System.
Shares in ioneer (ASX:INR)
are trading 2.15 per cent higher at 48 cents.