Today, progressive miners are restructuring their operations with digital technologies carrying the burden of their day-to-day tasks.
It’s the first mine in South Africa a new mine has been developed incorporating a digital twin. The mine start producing coal six months ahead of schedule.
The GMG has launched two new working groups on cybersecurity and the electric mine to create safe and sustainable mines of the future.
Digitalization is providing the continent with the opportunity to accelerate growth and rapidly expand struggling economies.
Health and safety
As the mining industry moves towards IoT and automation to boost productivity and efficiency, it has inadvertently opened itself up to cyber attacks.