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This is the most popular of all the TechnoMine sites. We have about 20 technology reviews on this site, ranging in topics from blasting and drilling, to pillars and subsidence. The most recent reviews are Block Caving, Ventilation, and Mine-Induced Seismicity.

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The role of digitisation in propelling mining firms into a new era
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Mining firms today are facing a barrage of challenges that only a concerted focus on digitisation can address. Across the broad range of ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals, commodity prices remain subdued and are unlikely to enter any new growth cycles in the near future. read more »
New technology on mine sites could reduce the number of deaths from collisions
Monday, September 14, 2015
New technology, some of it borrowed from the aviation industry, could make mines safer. That includes GPS systems, radars, eye scanners, and electromagnetic fields. read more »
Australia and India create new coal technology centre
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Curtin University and the Indian School of Mines will partner to establish the Australia-India Joint Research Centre for Coal and Energy Technology. read more »
A Mining Technology That Saves Miners’ Lives
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
To better protect US coal mines from being crushed or pinned in confined underground spaces where large equipment is constantly in motion, MSHA will publish a proposed rule that calls for proximity detection systems on mobile machinery. read more »
New industry program offered free of charge to capitalise on energy productivity opportunity
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Productivity is the current catch phrase for the mining industry, and energy productivity has a large role to play. A declared policy priority for leading governments, improving energy productivity is about increasing the economic value added per unit of energy used and dollar of energy purchased. read more »


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