COVID turbocharges move to manless mines

The onset of COVID-19 has forced miners to accelerate new digital technology initiatives such as automation, delegates at the virtual Mining Indaba conference heard.

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Automation is 'reimaging every facet of mining'

While digital transformation was a talking point for years, it was a "struggle to push it forward", said Clive Govender, chief executive of CGC Consulting & Adapt Digital Solutions.