December 2020
Volume 72    Issue 12

The future of mining is safer, smarter and sustainable

Mining Engineering , 2020, Vol. 72, No. 12, pp. 34-34
Samraj, Praveen


PREVIEW:

In recent years, the mining industry has faced increasing demands for change from society, government and investors.

Mining, one of the oldest industries on Earth, is at an inflection point. The business of mining is difficult and complex from an environmental,
social, political and technological perspective. All parts of the industry from exploration to production, processing and transportation are undergoing transformation. Today, we observe that mining companies are repositioning themselves for the future with digital technologies as an enabling lever.

Over the past several years, the mining industry has been challenged from an uncertain geopolitical landscape and technological disruption coming from increasing demands for change from society, government and investors. 



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