FUTURE OF MINING

Hexagon implements guidance system at BUMA coal project

As part of an eight-year deal, Hexagon’s mining division (APAC) has secured a fleet management contract with Indonesian coal miner BUMA.

 The system will improve bench elevations, reduce dilution and decreases rework to improve site safety. Photo: Hexagon

The system will improve bench elevations, reduce dilution and decreases rework to improve site safety. Photo: Hexagon

The phased agreement saw 150 units of Hexagon's high-precision guidance system (HxGN MineOperate OP Pro) deployed at BUMA's IPR property, with total system optimisation expected within three months. ...

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