From the industrial revolution to today’s digital revolution – mining has been surprisingly creative when it comes to boosting safety and productivity, according to Volvo.
The equipment manufacturer has developed an infographic outlining how mining has historically been ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation.
From steam pumps, dynamite and safety lamps, to modern-day technologies like drones, the mining industry has looked at a variety of ideas to improve operational efficiencies.
With today’s focus on innovation, expect this trend to continue in the coming years.
Here is the Volvo infographic on innovation: