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How AI Helps Boost Mining Safety and Profitability

August 19, 2020


The adoption of digital technology in the heavy-duty industry, such as mining and mineral processing, has taken longer compared to other industries, such as oil and gas. Although both are very intensive users of large assets, there is a widespread idea that mining is naturally a wear industry, where most equipment deteriorates very quickly, and its failures are unpredictable. Therefore, being able to manage frequent shutdowns and the excessive preventive maintenance of critical equipment has, historically, been the standard practice in this industry.

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