Building a better mine

WHILE autonomous trucks and electric trucks are starting to find there ways onto mine sites, the mines of the future may not use trucks at all.

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S11D relies on conveyors rather than trucks for its haulage.

ABB global manager for digital and automation in mining Martin Knabenhans said there was a lot of emphasis being put onto the automation and electrification of mine's haulage systems.

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