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By A.J. Roan
For Metal Tech News 

Smart mining begins with communications

High-speed wireless, IoT open new possibilities for mining


Last updated 7/1/2022 at 12:10pm

Hecla Mining Greens Creek silver mine Alaska underground wireless network

Judy Patrick; Hecla Mining Company

A remote operator uses a tablet connected to an underground wireless network at Hecla Mining's Greens Creek silver-zinc-lead-gold mine in Southeast Alaska.

High-speed networking and interconnected devices, which form a unified whole, are opening a new realm of possibilities for consumer and company alike.

As the world continues to become more digitally interconnected, the value of companies and their success can almost be directly linked to how quickly they adapt and utilize newer technologies.

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