Sensors comparison for underground void mapping by UAV’s

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being employed in a rapidly increasing number of applications in mining. This includes the emerging area of mapping underground void spaces such as stopes, which are otherwise inaccessible to humans, automated ground vehicles and survey technologies. Void mapping can provide both visual rock surface and 3D structural information about stopes, […]

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How tired is too tired?

Fatigue is a natural condition that impacts every one of us. Whether it’s a mid-afternoon energy slump or a more severe case precipitated by a sleepless night or extended periods of physical or mental exertion, most of us experience some degree of fatigue every day. When it comes to drowsiness, we all share something else […]

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Digital Transformation Initiative

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with Accenture, has published a white paper which explores how digital technologies are transforming the mining and metals industry. The report covers automation, robotics and operational hardware, a digitally enabled workforce, integrated enterprise, platforms and ecosystems and the next generation analytics and decision support. Our spin-off company, SmartCap, is presented […]

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The Maintainer of the Future

The Maintainer of the Future: Key Drivers, Barriers and Solutions The Mining3 white paper ‘Maintainer of the Future’ examines how the evolution of technology and asset management will change the training and role of the modern mining maintainer, with significant recommendations for industry. In the last two decades, we have seen substantial changes in how […]

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