Innovations in the field of remote mining aim to provide a safer working environment while at the same time increasing efficiency, productivity and profitability
Recent innovations are moving blasting towards the direction of automation, with a focus on safety and increased productivity
By pooling resources, sharing research costs and making use of government funding, the various players in the industry are getting better value for their R&D spend
From artificial solar islands to hydrogen cells using platinum membranes, miners are developing technologies to take them into a more energy-efficient future.
Risk is a constant in the mining industry but reducing it and getting executives to identify and manage it is the main issue.