MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
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MMG’s Las Bambas copper mine in Peru advances future mine journey with new Digital Operation Centre in Lima
April 8, 2021

Back in 2019, Nokia and Telefónica Peru signed a contract with MMG’s Minera Las Bambas to enable digitalisation and automation projects at its site in Cotabambas, Apurimac region, including deploying a private 4G LTE network which was duly commissioned in July 2020, the first in Peru. MMG said: “The installation of the private LTE network has increased the capacity to transmit[…]

TAGE Idriver developing autonomous haulage system where truck fleets will regulate speed based on mine, vehicle & market conditions
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TAGE Idriver developing autonomous haulage system where truck fleets will regulate speed based on mine, vehicle & market conditions
April 7, 2021

Chinese autonomous haulage technology major TAGE Idriver says the most common question it is asked in mining  is how fast the autonomous trucks can run. “Why do so many people pay attention to the speed of driverless mining trucks? Mining trucks running faster transport more ore, which can naturally bring more income to mining enterprises.[…]

Hammer Rus & partner 5DT commission second mining truck sim at ERG’s SSGPO iron ore mine training centre in Rudny
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Hammer Rus & partner 5DT commission second mining truck sim at ERG’s SSGPO iron ore mine training centre in Rudny
April 1, 2021

Hammer Kazakhstan, part of Russian group Hammer Rus and partner 5DT recently successfully launched their second simulator at the training centre of the Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) in Rudny, Kazakhstan which serves the Sokolov-Sarybai Mining Production Association (SSGPO) JSC mines, SSGPO being the largest iron ore enterprise in Kazakhstan’s mining industry with over 100 truck[…]

Epiroc to acquire Meglab as part of battery-electric mining equipment push
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Epiroc to acquire Meglab as part of battery-electric mining equipment push
March 31, 2021

Epiroc has agreed to acquire Meglab, a Canada-based company with expertise in providing electrification infrastructure solutions to mines, as it looks to further support mining customers in their transition to battery-electric vehicles. Meglab, based in Val-D’Or, Quebec, Canada, is a technology integrator that designs, manufactures, installs and supports practical and cost-effective electrification and telecommunications infrastructure[…]