Mar 12, 2020

Autonomous excavators on site in Queensland

Autonomous excavators on site in Queensland MPC Kinetic is claiming a first as autonomous excavators are put to work in the Surat Basin.

Autonomous excavators have been put to work digging pipeline trenches across Queensland’s Surat Basin. Resource and construction firm MPC Kinetic is claiming it as an Australian first. The move follows a successful trial in late 2019, which saw a 30-tonne excavator operate fully autonomously through an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guidance System developed by U.S. technology…

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