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Robots to explore flooded Ecton mine

Ecton Mine Educational Trust in the UK has become a consortium member for the €5 million (US$5.4 million) UNEXMIN project for underwater exploration of flooded mines using submersible remote-controlled robots, miniaturised and adapted from deep-sea technology

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Underground maintenance at the Ecton mine

Underground maintenance at the Ecton mine

The project will include the development of a robotic explorer (UX-1) for autonomous 3-D mine mapping to gather valuable geological information that cannot be obtained in any other way; in general the...

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