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Breaking new ground for sustainable mines

AIMEX contributor and Associate Professor, Liza Forbes, University of Queensland, says there are two changes the industry can focus on to break new ground in sustainability.


Featured Article: Seeing Clearly

Heidi Schmidt, Opticom, USA, delves into how automation, in particular video monitoring, is meeting mining challenges.


Featured Article: Making Mines Intelligent

Will Owen, Global Mining Review, UK, reviews how the implementation of ICT technologies through digital transformation is helping mining companies tackle challenges and unlock benefits and social value with more intelligent operations.


Featured Article: Blast And Loose

Ahmed Rezk, GEOVIA, Dassault Systèmes, South Africa, discusses the most common blast firing sequences and the expected movement of each one.


Featured Article: Pump It Up

Pablo Silva and Jose Longo, Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions, and Dominic Conybeare, Wardell Armstrong International Ltd, detail how sustainable solutions, such as peristaltic pumps, offer a competitive edge to mining companies amid a rising demand for lithium.


Cutting, Crushing, And Loading

Dr. Erik Zimmermann, Wirtgen, Germany, explores how cutting technologies can be used to optimise coal mining operations, and how they are important to reducing emissions.


Achieve EMESRT Level 9 and autonomy with HxGN MineProtect solutions.

One of mining operations’ most crucial challenges is finding the right balance between productivity and safety. Technologies like HxGN MineProtect help enable mines to reach the Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT) incident control Level 9, proving that Hexagon’s Mining division’s solutions allow mines to reach the highest safety standards.