November 2021
Volume 73    Issue 11

The NIOSH mine automation partnership; A collaboration between industry, government, labor, professional organizations and academia

Mining Engineering , 2021, Vol. 73, No. 11, pp. 30-30
Haight, Joel; Ruff, Todd; Steiner, Lisa; Schafrik, Steven; Burgess-Limerick,, Robin


The mining industry is keeping pace with companies in other sectors as it adopts and implements automation and other emerging technologies into its infrastructure. Many mining companies around the world have begun to implement and deploy autonomous and semiautonomous equipment such as haul trucks, blast hole drill rigs, dozers, underground loaders, trucks and drills in metal mines and automated long walls in underground coal mines.  

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