With new technology emerging in the mining sector almost every day, it can be difficult to keep up.
For large companies, this can be made worse by the daily workload and onsite events, bureaucracy ,and conservative thinking. ‘We’ve always done it this way’ is a phrase we are all too familiar with.
But each of us can challenge the status quo. If you told someone 20 years ago that we would eventually be able to use flying machines to autonomously take photos of a pit wall and develop 3D models in the space of a few hours, you would have been laughed out of the room. These days, it is considered best practice.