Necessity breeds innovation after US mine collapse with autonomous inspection solution from Rajant, PBE & Australian Droid and Robot
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Necessity breeds innovation after US mine collapse with autonomous inspection solution from Rajant, PBE & Australian Droid and Robot
January 20, 2022

On August 13, 2021, one of the United States’ largest underground room and pillar limestone mining operations suffered a significant pillar and roof collapse. The mine is inside a mountain and accessed by horizontal adits, with the collapsed area deep inside the mine. There were no injuries as the mine was evacuated well before the[…]

Hexagon, Gold Fields’ Damang Mine complete successful fatigue detection & management technology installation
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Hexagon, Gold Fields’ Damang Mine complete successful fatigue detection & management technology installation
January 18, 2022

Hexagon’s Mining division has announced completion of a significant safety installation with Gold Fields Ghana. Some 35 mine vehicles were equipped with Hexagon’s Operator Alertness System Heavy Vehicle (OAS-HV) at the Damang Mine in Ghana’s Western Region. After a successful pilot project completed in late 2020-early 2021, full deployment of OAS-HV proceeded smoothly despite ongoing[…]

UMMC’s Kuzbassrazrezugol starts use of mobile power unit for large electric mining shovels
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UMMC’s Kuzbassrazrezugol starts use of mobile power unit for large electric mining shovels
December 29, 2021

The first mobile power complex for mining shovels “Peregon-1800” was recently put into operation at the Bachatsky coal mine of JSC MC Kuzbassrazrezugol (KRU, an enterprise of the UMMC raw materials complex). The complex was created by ObninskEnergoTech specialists according to the technical assignment of the Kuzbassrazrezugol Management Company. The new equipment is capable of[…]