Autonomous and remote operation technologies in Australian mining

Autonomous and remote operation technologies are set to transform the Australian mining industry. These technologies will instigate a change in the nature of employment in the mining sector and as a result, the way in which mines interact with the communities in which they operate. Such a wide reaching transformation warrants the participation of an equally broad group of stakeholders in order to understand the scale and extent of potential implications and as a result, manage the transition with the best chance of sustainable success. This paper provides background information for a roundtable involving multi-disciplinary stakeholders to be held on 24 November 2011 and titled Autonomous and remote operation technologies: harnessing the societal benefits for Australia.

Publisher: CSIRO Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship

CITATION

McNab, K.L. and Garcia-Vasquez, M. 2011. Autonomous and remote operation technologies in Australian mining. Prepared for CSIRO Minerals Down Under Flagship, Mineral Futures Cluster Collaboration, by the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland. Brisbane

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