The mining sector faces several critical challenges as it evolves toward a more sustainable, efficient, and cost-effective industry that will meet the demands of 21st-century consumers and the aims of a post-carbon economy.
By Reginald Davey
26 Jan 2023
RockMass Technologies is a Canadian startup that provides a data collection platform for underground mining and related applications. Its co-founder and CEO was recently recognized for this contribution in an industry award.
Australian mining startup GreaseBoss was recently awarded for its innovative automated greasing platform at a mining industry ceremony.
A major mining company, Anglo American, was recently awarded for its innovative use of remote autonomous systems in longwall coal mining.
By Ben Pilkington
20 Dec 2022
This article will explore how mining companies can achieve net-zero operations in open pit and underground mine operations, with an overview of the partnership between Perenti and ABB.
This article discusses different sensor systems and their role in mining applications.
By Samudrapom Dam
30 Nov 2022
Collision avoidance systems in mines involve tracking sensors, tags, and vehicles to trigger collision alerts, create safe zones, and provide mining operators with proximity awareness without interfering with their work.
Worker safety, productivity, and sustainability are among the most important factors in effectively operating mines. As a result, robotic and automatic approaches to improve worker safety are at the forefront of research and development in the mining and robotics industries.
By Ben Pilkington
29 Nov 2022
To provide a safe underground mine working environment, proper ventilation is required. The objective should be to provide clean air to mine workers’ production zones.
By Chinmay Chari
28 Nov 2022
Shell has formed a nine-member consortium to develop a new pilot project for decarbonizing the mining industry. An interoperable, end-to-end electrification system minimizes carbon emissions without sacrificing operational efficiency while striving to be cost-competitive with diesel-powered vehicles.