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Drill rigs to go geo-free: Rio tech chief

The long-trodden path of geologists from dusty drill rigs in far-flung landscapes to the cushy board rooms of London, Toronto and Perth could soon be over.

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While rigs like this could soon be a thing of the past for the majors, juniors will likely cling on for decades to come. PICTURE: Oriole Resources/IAMGOLD