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By A.J. Roan
For Metal Tech News 

Russian coal miner puts 5G to the test

Pilots viability of next-gen network for autonomous trucks Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – July 1, 2020


Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:41pm

Automous mining trucks Zyfra sensors Huawei 5G network SUEK coal mine Russia


These 130-ton BELAZ dump trucks have been upgraded with an entire system of sensors and other high-tech equipment to allow fully unmanned automatic operation.

SUEK, among the world's largest coal and energy companies, is testing autonomous trucks using 5G network at its Chernogorsky open pit mine in Khakassia, Russia.

A pilot project at the coal mine in southern Russia is testing the potential of 5G to network 130-ton BELAZ-7513R equipped with an autonomous haulage system developed by Zyfra, a Finnish-Russian industrial digitization leader.

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