Purchase broadens DSI's efficiency, safety profile
Using autonomous loaders means LKAB can load, haul and dump crude ore at night.
Sandvik and Codelco started their automation cooperation at the mine in 2004.
Technologies maturing, mass uptake to follow
Loader features the sames system as its larger counterparts such as the LH517i and LH621i.
AI-powered solution targets inefficiencies and waste in the manufacturing workflow
DD212 promises a 20% reduction in boom positioning time.
DSI Underground's product offering will be wrapped into Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions.
Miner has ordered equipment for use at Venetia complex.
The tool reccomends the right safe place and monitors rescue chamber capacities.
The group aims to introduce greenhouse gas emission-free surface mining vehicles by 2040.
Company also outlined zero-harm and low environmental footprint strategy.