Automation can cut workplaces in mining

MINEX Forum | October 31, 2016
img0 Image: mining-heritage.com In the next decade, the mining industry may lose more than half of its jobs to automation, according to a new report. That’s not based on future technologies, but on automated equipment being deployed today, computerworld.com notes. This industry is adopting self-driving trucks, automated loaders and automated drilling and tunnel-boring systems. It is also ...

To control mine remotely – new solutions

MINEX Forum | October 28, 2016
img0 Automation is one way that mining companies can optimize their operations. Equipment automation handles many issues in today’s competitive mining industry. Automation also boosts the degree of predictability in mining operations, an attractive aspect for financial and budgetary reasons. Azomining.com made the review of remote control solutions. Swedish company Sandvik Mining offers a range of ...