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Australian miners embracing automation in quest for improved safety, efficiency

GAME CHANGER?

By:  
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia
 
MINE AUTOMATION
While the phrase ‘automation’ might evoke visions of a Schwarzenegger-esque future in which machines rise up to take over the world, it has come to have a distinctly different connotation in Australia. From drones being used to safely map, survey and explore mining operations to autonomous trains hauling millions of tonnes of ore over thousands of kilometers, automation has become the new fixation for Australian miners.
 
 
 
 
 

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