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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Komatsu's future autonomous mine vision

Metal Tech News - May 22, 2023


Last updated 5/30/2023 at 3:09pm

Large group in hard hats and safety vests in front of Komatsu mining truck.

Komatsu Ltd.

Representatives from more than 20 mines around the world in front of Komatsu's 980E-5AT truck during the Automation Global User Forum at the Komatsu Arizona Proving Grounds.

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From the Arctic regions of northern Sweden to the Andes Mountains in Chile and hot desert climates of Western Australia, 650 mining trucks equipped with Komatsu Ltd.'s FrontRunner autonomous haulage system have transported more than 6.2 billion metric tons of...

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