Automation helps knock $135/oz from Syama costs

AUTONOMOUS mining and improvements to site power have stripped US$135 per ounce from the all-in sustaining costs at Australian mining company Resolute Mining’s Syama operation in southern Mali.

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Automation is helping knock a big chunk off Syama's operating costs.

To help with the implementation of automation at Syama, Resolute has hired mining robotics expert Dr Joe Cronin.

Cronin was automation project manager at Northparkes in New South Wales.