Smart Mining Articles


Mesh tech keeps Copper Mountain Mine going during outage

Rajant's Kinetic Mesh networking, BreadCrumb wireless nodes and InstaMesh networking software kept the mine safe at a critical time earlier this year

Barrick Gold readies Porgera for mining restart

Barrick Gold Corporation is aiming to restart operations at the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) by the end of this year


Launch of China's first mining satellite developed with XCMC

China's X-Band mining satellite, developed in conjunction with XCMG Machinery, has been successfully launched

Hexagon acquires Canadian automation company HARD-LINE

The Swedish technology company acquired HARD-LINE to complement its “life-of-mine” technology stack and remove humans from hazardous underground mining

Investment in safety-related mining technology rising

Mine-site technology adoption survey says investment in safety tech is rising. We speak with David Kurtz, Research & Analysis Director at GlobalData

Newmont CEO: Mining megatrends are creating a meta-crisis

Tom Palmer, CEO of the world's largest gold mining corporation, shares his top three industry megatrends that may lead to a meta-crisis if left unchecked

Deep sea miners denied access to UK capital markets

Investors and environmentalists are increasingly concerned about deep-sea mining as industry awaits the International Seabed Authority's regulations


Tinamu transform mining with automation and drone technology

Swiss firm Tinamu's ground-breaking AI-powered drone system is redefining stockpile volume measurement in mining