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TMCNet:  Rio Tinto takes 4G to the Pilbara

[December 10, 2012]

Rio Tinto takes 4G to the Pilbara

Dec 10, 2012 (The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX) -- Rio Tinto has signed a contract with Alcatel-Lucent for the design and installation of fourth-generation mobile broadband technology in its West Angelas iron ore mine in Western Australia's Pilbara region. The network, which will cost $A2 million to $A3 million, will use the long-term evolution technology. It will replace the system of satellite and standard radio networks that are now used to control machinery at the mine.

Publication Date: 11 December 2012 RIO TINTO LIMITED - ASX RIO ALCATEL-LUCENT AUSTRALIA LIMITED HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD ERICSSON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD TELEFON AB LM ERICSSON SHELL AUSTRALIA LIMITED CHEVRON AUSTRALIA PTY LTD

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