With bulk commodity prices continuing to rise from their lows the mining industry is turning to technology to cut costs and improve efficiencies.
A recent report on global smart mining solutions market states that the market shall witness a substantial growth in the duration of 2019 to 2027.
South Africa’s mining deaths have reduced considerably over the past several years. In 2016, the industry recorded only 73 fatalities.
Where risk management is concerned the majority of companies (92%) believe digital tools will bring value to their operations.
Health and safety
With each mine site being unique, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This means hybrid technology is often required to connect various locations.
The use of virtual reality is quite prevalent in various industries. However, Accenture hastaken it a step further with its new Extended Reality (XR).
Connecting physical objects to the internet and ensuring these can “talk” in the cloud may sound like something best left to science fiction writers.
Fraser Alexander is making quick headway in becoming a global partner to the mining industry through smart value add solutions.
Thriveni Earthmovers Private operates India's largest energy conglomerate NTPC’s flagship Pakri Barwadih Coal Mining Project Jharkhand, India. Thriveni...