Tuesday, October 27, 2020
KPMG lists ‘access to capital’ as the third biggest risk to the mining industry in 2020. Royalty companies offer a possible solution to cash-strapped companies looking for capital. In return, these companies get...
It seems like something out of a sci-fi novel: engineers and technicians sitting in an office with large screens and sound systems monitoring, controlling, repairing and running mines from thousands of miles away....
Mining depends heavily on infrastructure to move, deliver and transport ore and manpower from one location to another. The chain that connects all the dots is the railway - an essential connector in...
Mankind has always made giant leaps when the aspiration has been huge and audacious. John F. Kennedy's famous speech about the moon landings was all about that attitude - sometimes called moonshot thinking....
A recent press release by BHP caught our attention. They report on how wearable technology is making a difference to teams dealing with the fallout of Covid-19. Here are some inputs about wearable...
Fortescue Metals Group, one of the world's largest iron-ore producers has announced the launch of Fortescue Hive - an expanded Integrated Operations Centre (IOC). The...
Automation is often seen as a key enabler for the mining industry. Many analysts think in a post-COVID-19 world, it will be assume a central role in planning for the future of mining.
The demand for sustainability is driving change in the mining sector. Technology is enabling that change. But who is building technologies of the future? And can some of the big ideas, already in...
World-leading autonomous solutions specialist RCT is proud to have signed a technology partnership with Haein Corporation to supply autonomous solutions to heavy industries in South Korea.
In a large open cut mine, you will often find 300+ tonne trucks running in multiple directions on haul roads, together with a mix of light vehicles and ancillary equipment. This means that...