Newmont to drive mobile equipment decarbonisation plans forward with battery-electric power
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Newmont to drive mobile equipment decarbonisation plans forward with battery-electric power
November 9, 2021

Among the options for decarbonising mobile mining equipment, Newmont’s primary focus is on the use of battery-electric power, Dean Gehring, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, told the Energy and Mines Virtual World Congress today. Gehring, after presenting ‘Toward Net Zero Mining: The Strategy Behind Our Climate Targets’, admitted that the biggest challenge the[…]

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[…]