Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall

INDUSTRY collaboration with original equipment manufacturers and research institutes is the key to full remote management of longwall mining taking place, according to Komatsu mining group director of longwall automation and technologies Lee Davis.

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Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall Industry needs to get on the drawing board for a fully autonomous longwall

Komatsu mining group director of longwall automation and technologies Lee Davis.

The journey to an autonomous operation of longwall systems will become a reality but there are still many social and technological challenges to overcome, he told the recent Longwall18 conference in