Mining R&D needs to land in the hands of SMEs, not big miners

Mining R&D needs to land in the hands of SMEs, not big miners

Robotics & Automation conference hears 'stranded IP' has limited, lasting benefits

Events

13 DECEMBER 2020
Percepto integrates drones and robots for site inspections

Percepto integrates drones and robots for site inspections

Solution uses Percepto's autonomous Sparrow drone with 'Spot' agile mobile robots.

Innovation

25 NOVEMBER 2020
Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing

Brokk adapts robots for high-heat processing

Steel caterpillar tracks and cylinder protection enable operators to get closer to hot processes.

Fleet

11 SEPTEMBER 2020
WA commits A$20M for robotics facility

WA commits A$20M for robotics facility

Amira will use funding for robotics, automation test facility development

Investment

03 AUGUST 2020
Taking a step into the robotic future

Taking a step into the robotic future

Miners are turning to robotics to improve safety and efficiency

Innovation

22 MAY 2020
New robotics programme at Colorado School of Mines

New robotics programme at Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines is launching a new graduate programme in robotics

Innovation

13 MARCH 2020
Robotics in the mining age

Robotics in the mining age

Clearpath adds LiDAR thanks to Velodyne partnership

Innovation

02 MAY 2019
Research into mining robots

Research into mining robots

Dr Elliot Duff on Data61's work within mining and its new Robotics Innovation Centre

Innovation

17 APRIL 2019
Unmanned vehicle examines Estonian underground mine

Unmanned vehicle examines Estonian underground mine

Enefit brings in robotics company to identify pillar conditions of a closed underground operation

Data61 launches robotics, automation research centre

Data61 launches robotics, automation research centre

CSIRO's data innovation group Data61 has opened its new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland

Innovation

12 MARCH 2019
UNEXMIN robot field trials begin at Urgeiriça

UNEXMIN robot field trials begin at Urgeiriça

The third set of UNEXMIN's field trials, at the inactive Urgeiriça mine in Portugal, is now ongoing

Exploration

08 MARCH 2019
Exyn launches autonomous aerial robot for underground mines

Exyn launches autonomous aerial robot for underground mines

Exyn Technologies' Advanced Autonomous Aerial Robot is now commercially available

Innovation

28 FEBRUARY 2019