Modular Mining & Immersive Technologies launch Guided Spotting simulation system
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Modular Mining & Immersive Technologies launch Guided Spotting simulation system
September 24, 2021

Modular Mining, a Komatsu technology brand, and Immersive Technologies, a Komatsu subsidiary, have announced support for ProVision Guided Spotting for Immersive Technologies’ range of haul truck simulator Conversion Kits. The Guided Spotting simulation was developed to accelerate the deployment of Modular Mining’s Guided Spotting system without impacting production. By uniting Immersive Technologies’ and Modular Mining’s[…]

Murray & Roberts Cementation helping underground clients take the digital route with their mobile fleets
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Murray & Roberts Cementation helping underground clients take the digital route with their mobile fleets
September 22, 2021

As the mineral sector seeks safer and more automated operations in line with the ‘smart mining’ vision, leading underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation is making good progress with its own digitisation strategy. According to Mike Wells, Managing Director of Murray & Roberts Cementation, its new projects are increasingly embracing the power of digital[…]

Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab present autonomous excavator concept
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Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab present autonomous excavator concept
September 15, 2021

Researchers from Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab (RAL) and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) say they have developed a real-time mapping approach for autonomous navigation of excavators on complex terrains, named Terrain Traversability Mapping (TTM), that is being showcased at MINExpo 2021 this week. Using TTM, an autonomous excavator can navigate through[…]