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Rio Tinto expands Mine of the Future programme

Rio Tinto is expanding its Mine of the Futureā„¢ programme to develop new equipment and systems for deep underground mines and has selected three partners to work on the project. Aker Wirth and Atlas Copco […]

GPS for underground operations – great potential for controlling block caves, saving trapped miners and machine automation

Today (June 10) at the MassMin conference in Lulea, Sweden, Greg Baiden of Laurentian University, Canada (also Chief Technology Officer of Penguin Automated Systems) presented on a newly developed Underground Positioning System (UPS). The UPS […]

GPS for underground operations – great potential for controlling block caves, saving trapped miners and machine automation

Today at the MassMin conference in Lulea, Sweden, Greg Baiden of Laurentian University, Canada (also Chief Technology Officer of Penguin Automated Systems) presented on a newly developed Underground Positioning System (UPS). The UPS has a […]