Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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....
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.
China unveils its 5g network for mining
A ceremony was held recently at the Coal Mining Forum in Beijing. On the agenda: the release of the world's first 5G network system for use in mining. It has been independently developed by Shandong...
Swedish company Sandvik has signed an agreement to divest its exploration business to Drillman, a subsidiary of the M Group of companies, which is 100% owned and operated in Australia. Drillman provide equipment and technical...
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.
Electric vehicles depend on copper wiring
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have increased the conductivity of copper wire by about five percent. That may seem like a small amount but it can make a big difference in motor efficiency....
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...
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...
Combining Deswik’s next-generation data and workflow management platform, Deswik.MDM with an owner’s framework of best practise, is delivering an efficient, sustainable mine design and planning process for a number of global mining operations.
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....