Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong

Toronto-based Almonty Industries announced a partnership with Korea Telecom (KT) to introduce the Mine Safety DX technology at Almonty's Almonty's Sangdong Mine in South Korea.
Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong Almonty and Korea Telecom partner on safety at Sangdong

The Mine Safety DX solution comprises smart devices, access/location management, an AI-based mine safety system, and workplace environment monitoring. Smart devices such as smart bands and helmets equipped with smart tags provide real-time location information and biometric data, enabling immediate response to emergencies and ensuring worker safety.

The access/location management component utilizes Bluetooth Low Energy beacons for precise positioning and notification of workers entering hazardous areas. The AI-based mine safety system facilitates real-time monitoring of worker safety, emergency messaging, and data analysis, enabling proactive safety measures. Workplace environment monitoring ensures the detection of hazardous factors, enabling timely notifications to protect worker well-being.

We are proud to partner with KT in developing the Mine Safety DX solution," said Donghoon Kang, Sangdong Mine's Planning Director at AKTC. "This collaboration allows us to prioritize worker safety while also promoting efficient mining practices. We believe that the implementation of this technology will establish Yeongwol-Gun, Gangwon-do, as a mining city at the forefront of technological advancement, contributing to the revitalization of the domestic mining industry."

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