Scott Technology wins major Rio Tinto contract

By Dan Brunskill | Tue, 11 Feb 2020


Scott Technology has won a multi-million-dollar contract to design and build an automated mine laboratory in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.The world’s second-largest miner, Rio Tinto, hired the Dunedin-based company to build an end-to-end robotic sample preparation and analysis laboratory in the new Koodaideri Iron Ore project.Scott Technology, which started in 1913 as a general engineering business, said the multi-million-dollar project is one of the largest the company had undertaken.Chief executive John Kippenberger said the mining...