Tech in mining #9
Happy Monday! Sharing below three updates we have found interesting over the last two weeks 🙂
Sandvik announced a partnership with Exyn, a Philadelphia startup that develops autonomous drones for underground mapping. Sandvik will be integrating the visual imagery data from Exyn into its Optimine system to advance autonomous mapping capabilities. More here
Researchers at Germany's Karlsruhe Institute of Technology have developed a process for a minimally invasive technology to mine Lithium in geothermal plants. Compared to the traditional methods of lithium production from salt lakes and solid rock, this process offers key advantages as the existing infrastructure of geothermal plants can be used and there aren't any harmful substances released as a by-product. More here
3D-P, an Arizona based mining communications company, announced the launch of its Network as a service (NaaS). This is an interesting approach for mines that don't want to bear the upfront cost & maintenance, and would rather prefer scheduled, smaller cash outlays. More here
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