Purchase broadens DSI's efficiency, safety profile
Consortium includes South32, Epiroc, Sandvik and OZ Minerals.
Service deal includes maintenance for 1,600 assets
Biggest challenge related to IIoT in underground mining has always been connectivity
Swedish-Swiss industrial tech firm installed Ability at the Shanyang coal mine in Shaanxi province.
Technology-agnostic automation seen as the way forward at Granny Smith.
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.
Hindustan Zinc expects vehicles to help with emissions reduction goals for 2025.
ABB on mining trends in 2021 and beyond.
Epiroc will lend its knowledge of batteries, electric drivetrains, BEVs, and energy storage.
Potential redundancies are in the Skellefteå and Sala facilities