Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson

IN ORDER for new longwall automation to deliver greater productivity and safety there must be buy-in by the workforce at the face as well at the site management level, according to former Peabody Energy veteran and principal of SBW Mining Steve Wilson.

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Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson Culture and training essential for greater longwall automation: Wilson

Site management must ensure that training and culture at the face support longwall automation.

A progressive site management will be prepared to tackle barriers to automation posed by unwillingness to embrace technology with properly focused training programs and changes to company culture, he