Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Chilean mines launch 5G, remote monitoring trials

Technology trials aim to improve processes in Chilean mining and make them safer.

Plant

18 DECEMBER 2020
Boliden to deploy 5G-ready network at Aitik

Boliden to deploy 5G-ready network at Aitik

A mobile base station at Aitik can be extended using 5G radio "dots"

Communications

13 NOVEMBER 2020
Shenbao Energy hosts unstaffed truck trial

Shenbao Energy hosts unstaffed truck trial

Fleet of five trucks has passed inspection of the Chinese Association of Automation.

Fleet

06 NOVEMBER 2020
ZTE trials 5G autonomous trucks at Chinese mine

ZTE trials 5G autonomous trucks at Chinese mine

The trial project aims to use 5G to enable a completely unstaffed mine.

Fleet

13 OCTOBER 2020
Optus targets mining with Nokia IoT platform

Optus targets mining with Nokia IoT platform

Partnership aims to provide access to remote device management at scale.

Communications

24 SEPTEMBER 2020
Nokia, Vivo bring private LTE to Vale project

Nokia, Vivo bring private LTE to Vale project

Vale's Carajás mine in Brazil is part of miner's Industry 4.0 project.

Innovation

28 JULY 2020
Sandvik to deploy Nokia 5G at Tampere test mine

Sandvik to deploy Nokia 5G at Tampere test mine

Connectivity leap will enable communications and automation.

Innovation

21 JULY 2020
Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G

Strata links up with Geoverse for new level of LTE/5G

Pair will offer Geoverse's spectrum to the mining industry.

Communications

23 JUNE 2020
Nokia network powers innovation for NORCAT

Nokia network powers innovation for NORCAT

NORCAT's underground test mine gets connected with Nokia private LTE

Communications

06 MARCH 2020
Revealing hidden depths

Revealing hidden depths

LKAB is facing a mid-2020s deadline to plan the future of its Kiruna underground iron ore operation

Fleet

02 MARCH 2020
Ambra brings LTE to Tacora iron ore op

Ambra brings LTE to Tacora iron ore op

Upgrade at Canadian mine allows deployment of new fleet dispatch system

Communications

30 JANUARY 2020
Securing private LTE networks

Securing private LTE networks

Lakshmi Kandadai and Meir Cohen on cybersecurity threats in mission-critical 4G/5G private networks

Industry comment

17 DECEMBER 2019