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 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
SafeAI retrofit autonomous heavy equipment mining construction California

SafeAI opts to retrofit autonomous trucks

A single mine haul truck can cost up to $5 million, so adapting a single large mine to autonomous haulage can cost in the tens or even hundreds of millions. SafeAI Inc. is taking the retrofit... — Updated 7/27/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
GoldSpot Discoveries AI artificial intelligence Denis Laviolette Canada Quebec

GoldSpot AI for Critical Elements Lithium

Just two days after signing an agreement to assist in the exploration of Opawica Explorations Inc.'s gold properties in Quebec Abitibi Greenstone Belt and Central Newfoundland properties,... — Updated 6/22/2021 Full story

 
Chrysos PhotonAssay CSIRO X-ray gold analysis Australia Intertek MSALABS

PhotonAssay analyzes over 1M samples

Safer, faster, more accurate and environmentally sound than the centuries-old fire assay process, Chrysos Corp.'s PhotonAssay is rapidly becoming the gold assay technology of choice at mines and... — Updated 6/15/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Ericsson Private 5G Industry 4.0 digital transformation telecommunications

Smart mines have a private 5G connection

Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson has launched Ericsson Private 5G, a next-generation private cellular 4G and 5G network tailored to drive the Industry 4.0... — Updated 6/8/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Kinetic Logging Services Epiroc OreSight FastGrade Meglab MineRP Orica

Epiroc purchases fast assay tech company

Global mining equipment and technology supplier Epiroc is making another acquisition in its buying spree of mining tech companies, this time with an Australian mining and logging company and its... — Updated 6/8/2021 Full story

 
Epiroc Ericsson NEXTGEN SIMS Smart Intelligent Mining Systems Helena Hedblom

EU funds next-gen smart mining project

Mining companies, equipment manufacturers, engineering firms, tech companies, and universities have come together under a European Union-funded program aimed at developing new technologies,... — Updated 5/18/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Epiroc Ericsson AT&T Ambra Solutions telecommunications digitalization mining

Connecting mines to the digital world

In a recent webinar hosted by Ericsson, industry leaders from AT&T, Epiroc, and Ambra Solutions met to discuss the global impact and direction of connectivity for the mining industry. This... — Updated 4/6/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Metals
Critical Minerals Biden Administration Department of Energy Secretary

$30M for home supply of critical minerals

The U.S. Department of Energy March 18 announced $30 million in funding to support scientific research of domestic supplies of the critical minerals and metals needed to produce clean energy... — Updated 3/23/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Rio Tinto aluminum START label blockchain transparency traceability

Rio Tinto STARTs transparency campaign

Metals and mining giant Rio Tinto has begun a campaign of transparency and traceability for the aluminum industry with the launch of START, a blockchain-powered "nutrition label" for responsible... — Updated 2/16/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
Epiroc Canada MineRP Dundee Precious Metals Helena Hedblom Davie Rae ERP

Mining data company acquired by Epiroc

Epiroc Canada, a subsidiary of the Sweden-based Epiroc, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the software company MineRP for increased mine productivity. As part of the agreement,... — Updated 12/29/2020 Full story

 
Jonatan Julian Seamus O'Regan Nouveau Monde Graphite Blockchain battery metals

Quebec invests in battery metals tracing

Quebec has put in motion a plan to establish itself as a leader in the global transition to a green economy – by both lowering the eastern Canadian province's carbon footprint through the... — Updated 11/24/2020 Full story

 
Heavy duty electric mining haul truck lithium ion battery graphite

Ottawa, Quebec invest in mining EV tech

Ottawa and the Quebec provincial government are contributing nearly C$3.6 million to support Propulsion Québec's efforts to advance electric haul trucks, battery technology, and fast charging... — Updated 11/5/2020 Full story

 
Inpixon Internet of things IoT underground mining smart hardhats

Inpixon takes location tech to the mines

Internet of things-enabled hardhats that turn on ventilation in a section of an underground mine before workers approach, alert a miner not to enter a hazardous exclusion zone, or lets an... — Updated 11/4/2020 Full story

 
Shaw Business Nokia 5G ready LTE Network Teck Resources smart mine

5G-ready network installed at Teck mine

Shaw, a leading Canadian telecommunications company, and Nokia have deployed Western Canada's first-ever industrial-grade private LTE network at Teck Resources Ltd.'s Elkview steelmaking coal... — Updated 11/3/2020 Full story

 
Autonomous battery electric underground loader technologies

Sandvik joins sustainable mining group

Sandvik has added its name to a group of Swedish mining, equipment, and technology companies working together to create the digitized, autonomous, and carbon dioxide-free mine of the 21st... — Updated 10/20/2020 Full story

 
Speedcast industrial communication solutions remote mining operations

Communications solution for remote mines

Speedcast International Ltd., a global leader in communications and IT services, Sept. 29 announced a long-term agreement with Nokia to deploy its industrial-grade private wireless solutions... — Updated 9/30/2020 Full story

 
Rhenium platinum aluminum superalloys jet turbine blades

Pebble adds rhenium to world-class titles

While the recent call from conservationists and sportsmen for the Trump administration to block permits has cast a shadow of doubt on the development of a mine at Pebble, there is no denying the... — Updated 9/9/2020 Full story

 
Tesla lithium ion battery cell electric vehicles EV renewable energy storage

Is Elon Musk considering Tesla gigamines?

Will gigamines be added to the front of the Tesla supply chain? While Elon Musk's offer of a "giant contract" to mining companies able to supply nickel suggests the Tesla CEO would rather not... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
Solar energy wind electricity sunset World Bank Climate Smart Mining

All clean energy paths lead to mining

The World Bank Group estimates that more than 3 billion tons of minerals and metals will be needed to deploy the wind, solar and geothermal power, as well as energy storage, required to meet... — Updated 7/24/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Internet of things iot mining connectivity digital connected devises Inmarsat

Challenges of connecting mining to IoT

With hopes of improving efficiency, safety and profits, the vast majority of mining companies around the globe are incorporating internet of things technologies into their operations, according... — Updated 7/15/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
artificial intelligence ai predictive maintenance mining GlobalData

Predictive maintenance is a game changer

The cost savings offered by artificial intelligence-powered predictive maintenance, compared to standard preventative maintenance, is a game-changer for mining and other commercial enterprises.... — Updated 7/1/2020 Full story

 
Shell IBM launch Oren B2B digital mining services marketplace platform workers

Shell, IBM launch smart mining platform

Shell and IBM have joined forces to create Oren, a global business-to-business digital mining services marketplace platform aimed at helping companies find solutions related to mine safety,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
Autonomous mining haul trucks internet of things connected smart mining

COVID offers time to enable Smart Mining

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 aft... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
High grade core from Graphite Creek Stax deposit near Nome Alaska

Stacking uses for Alaska STAX graphite

The adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy is driving increased demand for graphite, a major ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. Graphite, however, is high on a list of 35 critical... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Mining Tech
Cognitive AI machine learning for mineral exploration Minerva Intelligence

Time to give AI mineral exploration a try

With many mineral exploration geologists self-isolating behind a computer screen instead of out in the field breaking rocks, artificial intelligence offers a means of generating new exploration... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

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