Toric Technologies offer international experience and delivery capability in Integrated Operations; mine material handling & processing and oil & gas automation and optimisation; communications, security and mobility; rail operations, signaling and intelligent transportation.

Integrated Operations

Copyright © 2010 Rio Tinto

Copyright © 2010 Rio Tinto

  • Integrated operations strategic planning
  • Integrated operations implementation
  • Technology programme management
  • Multi-disciplinary project delivery

The Toric Technologies integrated operations team has many years experience consulting on requirements, and delivering full engineering and implementation of integrated operations. Integrated operations can vary in scale from integrating a technology programme for a single site, to full multi-disciplinary multi-site mine, rail and port integration providing end to end production chain management.


  • Integrated operations consulting and architecture
  • Operational proof of concept trials and audits
  • Site enabling and productions systems integration
  • Integrated operations centre facilities
  • Project delivery and change control management
  • Vendor selection and engagement
  • On site construction and commissioning supervision
  • System improvement and optimisation

Process Automation


  • Advanced process system optimisation
  • Oil & gas, pipeline and measurement
  • Mine materials handling
  • Simulation and training

The Toric Technologies automation team specialise in advanced control and optimisation to maximise production from new and existing assets. The team offers automation expertise to the mining and oil & gas industry, based on proven capabilities in measurement and compliance, well and pipeline automation, material processing and handling, system simulation and training and full electrical and instrumentation design.


  • Process plant control optimisation
  • Well and pipeline control optimisation
  • Mining PLC and SCADA control systems
  • Oil & gas DCS and PLC / HMI control systems
  • Measurement and regulatory compliance
  • Simulated process operations training (SPOT™)
  • Full electrical and instrumentation engineering
  • Off grid power systems, modelling and connection

Communications & Security


  • Communications infrastructure
  • Converged industrial data networking
  • Voice and data mobility systems
  • SCADA and physical security

The Toric Technologies communications and security teams specialise in communications and mobility infrastructure, virtual and physical security and industrial data networking. The team focus on system security, integrity and availability from physical infrastructure to technology systems. The communications and security team design and implement highly reliable secure communications for production systems.


  • Radio frequency planning and voice radio
  • Mine fleet wireless mesh and LTE
  • Optic fibre infrastructure
  • Optical, microwave and satellite transmission
  • Industrial data networks and security
  • CCTV and access control
  • Competency based access and personnel tracking
  • Towers and shelters

Rail Systems


  • Rail operations
  • Signaling and train control
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Autonomous rail haulage

The Toric Technologies rail systems team, supports the full asset life cycle, rail project technology delivery and operational integration engineering and services. Drawing upon an experienced team of international rail operations, signaling and intelligent transportation personnel, the rail systems group can assist clients from initial concept and study through to full system implementation.


  • Rail operations simulation and optimisation
  • Rail project management, support & operational readiness
  • Signalling, asset protection and train control
  • Communications based Positive Train Control (PTC)
  • Electronically Controlled Pneumatic brakes (ECP)
  • Automatic train supervision and driver assistance
  • Autonomous driverless freight systems
  • Intelligent transport, information and payment