Article - 20 Jan 2022
Rapid advancements in science and technology have enabled high-performance computing, artificial smart calculation, and procurement of detailed geological data. These have presented a major step...
Article - 12 Jan 2022
Techniques for controlling dust in mines exist to keep workers safe. Novel approaches utilizing cutting-edge technology have been proposed in recent years.
Article - 4 Jan 2022
Engineering scientists researching seismic activity in relation to deep mining have identified the characteristics of earthquakes in strata being mined, and also how mine towers behave.
Article - 16 Dec 2021
This article focuses on the types of mining and risks associated with it, eventually focusing on the environmental effects. The article then focuses on the Mining Guidance System (MGS) developed by...
Article - 8 Nov 2021
Advanced knowledge of rock mechanics will help inform the future of mine planning and resource exploitation. This article will discuss rock mechanics, exploring current, new, and future developments...
Article - 15 Oct 2021
Filho, W et al. recently released a journal paper looking at the legal aspects of deep seabed mining (DSM) and the environmental risks it poses. The paper also suggests key issues miners will need to...
Article - 14 Oct 2021
There is a need to physically extract or handle mining equipment, but the industry is increasingly making use of intelligent automation in the form of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning...
Article - 17 Feb 2020
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is a rapid, minimally destructive chemical analysis technique that takes operational principles from atomic emission spectroscopy (AES). LIBS is a technique...
Article - 28 Jan 2020
The modern mining industry is heavily reliant on information technology, particularly spatial data.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
The principle alloys used in mining equipment are made of different elements; most notably steel, nickel-chromium, iron, and molybdenum.