Automated mining is at an all time high and automated equipment such as robotic mining is becoming a normal feature in many mining sites. A fully automated future is still something that strikes fear in many employees but automation doesn’t have to mean a complete decline in employment. With occurrences in the mining industry is a dramatic rescaling with many people focusing on the key factors as robotic development, improvement in the ability and mining sites, improvements in safety and more. Technology implementation is becoming more popular in mining sites but it is leading to a series of new employment opportunities. Machinery and electric vehicles are rolling the mining industry considerably and the introduction of more lecture technology is eliminating some of the safety concerns that are often seen in a mining site. Battery driven systems are introducing new opportunities for employers and in the manufacturing industry. With a greater demand for battery based mining equipment, there are more jobs available for companies producing the equipment and for individuals that are able to maintain electrical equipment.
Improve safety and the latest innovations are creating a crucial need for the right professionals to innovate for the future of mining. Automated technology is creating more efficiency and mining sites and also making sure that equipment remains more predictable. With robots and automated equipment and mining we are working to improve safety as well as mine in a more efficient manner than has ever been done before.
Predictive AI analysis is working to cut down on maintenance costs and also helping us find richer deposits of ore in a faster time period. The data points that we capture in mining technology are changing the way that we look at the industry and making it more cost effective to mine almost any material. This type of equipment remains the future of the industry.
This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker Mining Communications! For over 15 years, Becker Communications has been the industry’s leader in radio communication in tunnels and electrical mining communication systems. As they expanded into surface mining, railroads, and tunneling they added wireless communication systems, handheld radios, tagging and tracking systems, as well as gas monitoring.