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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 »
Drones take flight at mining sites across Western Australia to improve safety and efficiency
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
The mining industry in Western Australia is enlisting the help of drone technology to drive efficiency and safety in their operations. The use of the technology started with driverless trucks, trains and drills, and is now focussed on the benefits of unmanned flying objects. read more »
Australian laser scanners keep vigilant eye on open pit miners under constant threat of wall collapse
Monday, August 17, 2015
A laser scanner used by forensic police to examine crime scenes has now been employed to keep open pit miners safe from collapsing walls. read more »

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