VRT developed the first version of its PlantPortal product in 1996 to give CSR managers based in Brisbane a real-time monitoring capability to their automation system in the Ord River sugar mill based in Kunnunurra in the northwest of WA, via a simple web browser interface.

Often when the D&C (Design and Construct) contractor completes a project, they are very quick to move on to the next one, leaving the Operations and Maintenance Managers without support for their systems.

Components of the LongView solution

LongView is a packaged supervisory control and management solution tailored for longwall mining operations. It is based on an integrated software stack, comprising components specifically built and tested to meet the demands of longwall mining.

VRT recently completed the commissioning of RFID readers on the second and final cathode stripping machine in Xstrata's Townsville Copper Refinery.

Citect Excellence Award

VRT is the proud recipient of the 2004 Citect Regional and National Excellence Environmental Management Award for the development of the Regional Utilities Management System (RUMS), an enterpris

Engineers Australia

VRT, Citect, EDMI and the Department of Defence are the proud recipients of a High Commendation awarded by the Queensland Division of Engineers Australia.

Open Source Software has been steadily growing in capability and acceptance across the globe, and this has started to happen more recently in Australia.

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal

VRT recently completed an upgrade to the interface between the new Rockwell ControlLogix/RSView automation system and the Mincom MineTrak production scheduling system.