The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, is an ongoing transformation of traditional industries with smart technologies. Mining companies will need to turn to automation, analytics and artificial intelligence to maintain a competitive advantage.
In this episode of HxGN Radio, we explain the progress being made in harmonising hardware and software in the mining industry to automate workflows, optimise haulage and blending, and deliver situational awareness.
Recently, mining media have even speculated that the COVID-19 pandemic may actually accelerate autonomous mining. Is the industry ready for this transformational leap or are there other directions to empower a remote workforce?