The Elements of Innovation Discovered

Articles from the June 3, 2020 edition

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  • Autonomous mining haul trucks internet of things connected smart mining

    COVID offers time to enable Smart Mining

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Axora, a new cross-industry innovation hub providing a global marketplace of digital solutions, has launched an online resource center aimed at helping mining companies rebound from and thrive after the COVID-19 pandemic. This "Smart Mining" resource center provides the latest industry insights and access to digital solutions and technologies which mining companies can adopt to accelerate their business growth, reduce wasted investment, and avoid duplication. "The downtime cau...

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    A predictive shift for mine maintenance

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    RIO Analytics and OneWatt, innovative companies showcased in the Prospect Mining Studio cohort, are taking unique approaches to a fast-growing mining technology, shifting from the old method of preventative maintenance to a future of artificial intelligence-enabled predictive maintenance. Arnhem, Netherlands-based OneWatt is utilizing AI for predictive maintenance in a remarkably interesting way, through sound. Predicting and detecting faults in industrial equipment, OneWatt...

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    House lawmakers tackle critical minerals

    Shane Lasley, Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    House Republicans have introduced legislation aimed at breaking the United States' dependence on foreign countries such as China for the minerals and metals critical to high-tech, renewable energy and other sectors of America's economy. Introduced by U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) and U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.), the American Critical Mineral Exploration and Innovation Act of 2020 includes mine permitting reform, advanced critical minerals development strategies and...

  • Computer motherboard electronics critical metals from mining tailings

    Mining innovator awarded prestigious grant

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    Recently, Phoenix Tailings announced it has become a recipient of the National Science Foundation Phase I Small Business Innovation Research award to continue on breakthrough research and discovery on material separation. America's Seed Fund, powered by the National Science Foundation, awards $200 million annually to startups and small businesses to transform scientific discovery into products and services with commercial and societal impact. Startups working across almost...

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    Antimicrobial graphene paint passes test

    A.J. Roan, For Metal Tech News|Updated Jul 10, 2022

    New York-based graphene supplier and product manufacturer, GrapheneCA announced that primary testing has confirmed its graphene-rich antimicrobial coating formula is 99.9% effective in making surfaces bacteria proof, according to ASTM International testing protocol. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, GrapheneCA set out to develop a product that could combat the virus by making paints and varnishes for surfaces of public areas where risk of transmission is high. In...

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