Nova hack puts Barminco in control

PERENTI-subsidiary Barminco has successfully operated a Sandvik LH517 loader working underground at the Nova mine from its head office in Perth nearly 1000km away using the internet, instead of a fibre-optic cable.

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The BROC in action

By using the internet Barminco's Remote Operating Centre (BROC) can remotely control underground equipment anywhere in the world, according to CEO Paul Muller.

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