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What is the mining industry going to look like in the 22nd century? Our goal in RoboMine is to maintain it as the expanding source of news, views, opinions, and information on robotics and automation with emphasis on their application in mining technology. We want to educate, inspire, and connect those who want to know more about the fascinating and ever-expanding technology of robotics and intelligent systems. We know that now in mining, this new wave of technological advances is knocking down the doors of conventional mining methods with improved systems. If you have any papers or articles related to robotics and intelligent systems in mining, please feel free to email us. Please also let us know of any improvements you would like us to make to RoboMine. We appreciate your input. Enjoy your visit!
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Sudbury tech firm employs 3D mapping in underground mines
Friday, May 15, 2015
A new Sudbury company hopes to make it easier for mines to use drones and autonomous vehicles underground thanks to 3D mapping technology. read more »
Robotic technology promises to improve mining safety
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
A new piece of mining technology developed by Joshua Marshall (Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining) and his Mining Systems Laboratory has positioned the Queen's researchers as leaders in the field of mining robotics. read more »
Codelco to send robots inspect equipment at Gabriela Mistral mine
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Chile’s Codelco, the world's largest copper miner, will start using robotic machinery to inspect equipment and improve safety records at its Gabriela Mistral division, in the country’s copper-rich northern region of Antofagasta. read more »
Mining Sensor Data to Run a Better Gold Mine
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
In 2009, near the height of the financial crisis, mining company Dundee Precious Metals Inc. was faced with the prospect of falling metal prices—and $150 million of capital investments in Bulgaria. Rick Howes had to find a more efficient way to operate the Chelopech mine. read more »
GE Mining: Battery-Powered Technology of the Future
Monday, November 24, 2014
GE, which operates through a variety of segments such as Energy, Technology Infrastructure, and Capital Finance, has been leading the mining industry into a safer, cleaner and quieter future. read more »

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