The partners aim to transform AutoMine wireless connectivity solutions - Credit Sandvik

Sandvik to turboboost Automine with 5G firm

Deal targets more secure, reliable, and high-speed connectivity

13 March 2024

 Picture of Pyhäsalmi mine area in Pyhäjärvi, Finland, showing the old tower and other buildings, including ore mill facility behind the ore conveyor. Credit: Magnus Manske

Nokia to install 5G in one of Europe's deepest mines

Pyhäsalmi is one of the deepest known mines in Europe

21 June 2023

Real-time communications are now a nessecity, not a luxury

Underground communication: Vital but a real challenge

Miners need a pervasive network to cover the underground areas, harnessing all available technology

07 March 2023

 5G will be necessary for true underground automation

5G: Underground mining's missing link

Fifth-generation cellular links are emerging as an evolutionary advantage

27 February 2023

Becker Mining Systems will resell Ericsson 5G technology.

Becker Mining to resell Ericsson 5G solutions

Becker Mining Systems AG has signed an agreement with Ericsson to resell Ericsson's EP 5G network.

25 October 2022

 A patrol robot works on a longwall mining face in the Daliuta Coal Mine

Chinese robot-staffed coal mine passes inspection

"Patrol robots" and auxiliary intelligent equipment are used to reduce the number of workers

22 July 2022

Underground 5G networks are being trialled around the world

Miners ramping up 5G investments: Report

5G investment is accelerating as the need for automation grows

19 July 2022

 Reliable communications are a key requirement to provide safety

LTE and 5G as the lifeblood of mining's digitalisation

Private wireless can handle all mission-critical applications - above and underground

09 March 2022

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