Latest Nevada Mining Industry Feature
Nevada Mining: Continued Transition Into High-Tech
By Doresa Banning
Originally published: https://www.nevadabusiness.com/2019/10/nevada-mining/
Imagine if mining companies could send an unmanned aerial vehicle, instead of a person, into a dark, narrow underground area to document the landscape or the scene following an industrial accident. Well, the Autonomous Robots Labs (ARL) at the University of Nevada, Reno is developing the technology for autonomous aerial robots to do just that, to explore, survey, map and monitor underground mines when they can’t rely upon an operator’s vision or the Global Positioning System (GPS).
Earlier this year, the team conducted multi-day tests of its mine inspection robotics in the field, which demonstrated “full exploration autonomy of underground drifts and headings using aerial robots,” according to the ARL. [Read the full story]
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Nevada Mining Industry Resources
Nevada Mining Association: The Nevada Mining Association is comprised of operating mining companies; exploration companies; suppliers of industry equipment, goods and services, counselors and consultants; and individuals interested in sustaining the industry.
National Mining Association: The National Mining Association (NMA) is U.S. mining’s advocate in Washington, D.C. and beyond.