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E&MJ: Drill Automation Addresses Labor, Supply Chain Challenges

1 min read / January 25, 2023

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Advanced automation solutions can help an operation improve both individual operator productivity and maintenance planning.

The latest innovations in drill rig automation and remote control can help miners contend with challenges posed by the labor market and the supply chain. They help customers improve the productivity of their drill rig operators, and plan for maintenance. Suppliers also say that field results show other key benefits include improved safety, compliance to plan, and overall blasting results.

One-Touch-Row Simplifies Control

Komatsu reported that in 2022 it brought to market a line-of-sight tele-operation capability as well as one-touch-row operation.

*This article was written by Jesse Morton for the January issue of E&MJ. Read the rest (page 34) here.