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
21st century robotics

21st century robotics

Anton Potapov, CTO at VIST Robotics, gives his forecast for automated mining systems in 2019

Innovation

18 JANUARY 2019
Ideas for a cultural shift in a tech-driven future

Ideas for a cultural shift in a tech-driven future

With the fourth industrial revolution, the mining industry has an opportunity to shift its culture

Industry comment

05 OCTOBER 2018
Exyn takes part in SubT challenge with autonomous software, drone

Exyn takes part in SubT challenge with autonomous software, drone

Exyn will compete in the DARPA SubT challenge with its autonomous system for aerial robots

Innovation

04 OCTOBER 2018
Mapping the underground with drones, legged robots

Mapping the underground with drones, legged robots

CSIRO's Data61 is competing in the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's SubT Challenge

Innovation

03 OCTOBER 2018
First funding for Rio Tinto's smart mine

First funding for Rio Tinto's smart mine

Rio Tinto has approved US$146 million of funding to undertake initial work at the Koodaideri project...

Investment

01 AUGUST 2018
New tech to improve mine safety in South Africa

New tech to improve mine safety in South Africa

CSIR is working on various technologies to improve safety in South African mines

Innovation

25 JULY 2018