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Shaft Sinking


I’m hoping that someone on this group can assist me with sone good quality photos of shaft sinking activities for my thesIs, I’m currently looking for photos of the blowing over process and loading at shaft bottom with a Eimco 630 or 12b loader…

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Truly energy can neither be created not be destroyed but can change from one form to another. Explosive are chemical compound which at detonation releases specific joules of energy. The energy release during Blasting travels in form of shock  wave, heat energy, light energy, sound…
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I appreciate the way Emmanuel explains exactly what is the difference between geostatistics and machine learning in a way that is applicable to mining. In particular, this section lays out how the two will come together to be essential for the future of mining.
 

“Recent advances in cloud computing may be allowing geostatistics to crunch more data, faster, but its merging with machine learning techniques that will continue to be the most exciting development in the…

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Building the mines of the future

5 March 2020

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Conrad Steyn, Executive Partner, Mineral Resource, Energy and Industrial Sectors, iOCO

From improved safety, to improved productivity and improved operations, technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have been promoted as game-changers in the sector for many years.

While mining is still seen as a largely `analogue’ business,…

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Rare earth mining Australia


The global demand for rare earth elements is growing. Australia is the 4th largest producer of rare earth in the world, and it holds 3.4% of the world's rare earth resources. As critical minerals, rare earth elements processing is a new industry, which makes rare earth projects riskier compared to lithium projects which have a well-documented history. In this article, Global Road…

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Dear all

Enclosed is an article on VR as a game changer training for miner continuous training.

This article talks about potential of industry 4.0 for a better tomorrow focusing on effective surveying & Planning based on challenges of remote locations.  Using VR Technology to accomplish the deliverables training in actual mining environment including enhancing safety & Emergency response capability.…

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Mining is taking a new path, where safety and sustainability are dominating the narrative. The industry as a whole is working toward a redefined purpose to steward resources and make the world a better place for all.

 

As self-driving vehicles continue to mature, and the Internet of Things (IoT) and wireless connectivity become more widespread, the mining industry has shown a growing interest in automating…

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Australia has some of the largest open pit quarries and underground mines in the world. However, due to lack of proper planning, a majority of these mining sites have been abandoned. 

 

In recent years, the government is using modern day drone and laser scanning technologies to reimagine these mining sites. With UAVs, engineers can easily collect on site data, explore underground quarries and also ensure…

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