Article - 16 Nov 2021
The IoT is changing how entire organizations operate and has the potential to transform the mining industry. It allows the industry to introduce underground monitoring and control systems to improve...
Article - 30 Oct 2021
Coal is currently the key energy source in China, and this condition will not change for the foreseeable future. A majority of the coal mines are underground, involving more mining risks than open-pit...
Article - 8 Oct 2019
With the ability to increase efficiency, reduce costs and dramatically improve the safety of miners, the fully automated Syama mine in Mali serves as a promising example for automated mining...
Article - 10 Jul 2019
Automation is becoming increasingly standard in mining operations around the planet, as operations embrace autonomous trucks, loaders, drills and other equipment.
Article - 13 Oct 2017
Throughout history, coal-mining explosions have accounted for the deaths of thousands of workers as a result of the combustion of either methane gas or coal dust within the mine.
Article - 22 Jun 2017
A submersible developed in 1964 by the U.S. Navy called Alvin was one of the first of its kind with the ability to go to a depth of 14,800 feet for up to 10 hours.
Article - 23 Nov 2023
Over the past few decades, drilling technology has rapidly evolved, with several innovative solutions emerging in recent years to address key challenges in the mining industry. This article will...
Article - 20 Dec 2022
A major mining company, Anglo American, was recently awarded for its innovative use of remote autonomous systems in longwall coal mining.
Article - 28 Apr 2022
This article will look at how mining has changed over time and the technologies that are driving mining progress in a rapidly changing world.
Article - 27 Jan 2022
This article looks at IMDEX's drilling optimization devices and sensors which are developed to deliver real-time rock understanding and quality information.