2 March 2020 News
Sandvik has launched its first automation-ready underground in-the-hole (ITH) longhole drill for production drilling, service support and mechanised slot raising.
17 February 2020 News
Stainless steel manufacturing firm Outokumpu has selected mining automation company Sandvik to deliver OptiMine digital platform to drive digitalisation.
12 February 2020 News
Australian mining firm Roy Hill has signed a contract with mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc to automate the Western Australian iron ore miner’s mixed fleet of 77 Hitachi and Cat haul...
24 January 2020 News
Authorised Caterpillar equipment dealer WesTrac is set to build a Western Australian technology training facility in Collie, which will focus on providing courses in the automation of mining operations.
6 January 2020 Analysis
The mining supply chain must act fast or miss out on the opportunities Industry 4.0 and automation offer, warns a new report. But if they get it right, the benefits...
15 November 2019 News
Swedish mining equipment manufacturer Epiroc and commercial explosives provider Orica have formed a strategic collaboration to develop a semi-automated explosives delivery system.
29 April 2019 Analysis
Sunday marked the International Labour Organization’s annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work, a UN initiative to improve occupational health and safety. With safety remaining a crucial concern...
18 March 2019
As companies and governments look to space as a source of valuable minerals and potential profits, we look at the history of space mining.
14 March 2019
Australian start-up Emesent, a spin-out of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, has secured A$3.5m in funding to develop its Hovermap drones, which use autonomous technology to explore and...