Robotic mines of the future are here
Automatons are making mining safer, more efficient than ever Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – January 8, 2020
Last updated 7/1/2022 at 12:09pm
Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology
Minerbots unite! With an arsenal of lasers and explosives able to reduce mineral-rich bedrock to rubble before morphing into trucks, loaders and other heavy equipment to deliver ore to processing plants that extract the sought-after metals, the Transformers of movie fame would make great miners!
While today's mines do not currently employ Optimus Prime-like automatons to produce the metals the...