Mining companies are capitalising on the ability to conduct training simulation and planned maintenance through virtual reality software.
Metso’s proposed tie-up with Outotec Oyj has been approved at an extraordinary general meeting held by the company in Helsinki.
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As technology advances at a rapid pace, InEight is applying the latest developments in machine learning to its digitalised solutions, creating widespread benefits for mining companies.
Sandvik has released the 800i series of connected cone crushers to include three new high-performance crushers with automation and connectivity systems (ACS) as standard.
Pioneering beyond its manufacture and supply of cold emulsion explosives, BME has become a home-grown South African success story now exporting blasting technology to mining countries world-wide, including Australia.
BHP’s Maritime and Supply Chain Excellence team and Klaveness Digital have partnered to develop CargoValue, a shipping and logistics platform.
For a company that boasts pre-eminent research and development capability in one of the world’s most technologically-advanced countries, Panasonic isn’t interested in creating the next shiny “it” device.
Alcoa has followed in the steps of the army, navy and air force, which use VR to undertake training for high-risk tasks at its alumina refineries in Western Australia.
MICROMINE will release the Micromine 2020 software to include a series of innovative ring design tools, crucial in maximising mining production, efficiency and safety by achieving precise drill and blast results.
Scania has introduced a fully autonomous concept truck without a cab, marking another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles.
It is critical to maintain an effective, safe and efficient ventilation system in an underground coal mine and ventilation control devices (VCDs) play an essential role in mine operations and safety. For over 20 years Minova have manufactured cementitious and chemical based products systems used in the design and construction of underground mine ventilation structures and bulkheads.
Australia’s largest gathering of mining leaders and innovators will be coming to Melbourne for the International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo (IMARC) from 29-31 October.
BHP vice president technology global transformation Rag Udd has highlighted how leadership, education and the link between humanity and automation are shaping the future of the company and mining industry.
Minnovare and Maptek have partnered to deliver streamlined drill and blast solutions to underground miners.