Underground automation goes remote at East Kundana

Gold producer Northern Star Resources has successfully trialled the use of remote automation technology at its partly owned East Kundana underground mine in Western Australia

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A Northern Star Resources equipment operator in Kalgoorlie effectively controlling an underground loader at East Kundana 40km away

The trial represents the theoretical graduation of autonomous mining operated from a surface control centre at the mine to remote-control operations, with an operator stationed some 40km away in