The digital revolution is well on its way, and it’s changing the global economy fast and furiously.
Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, data analytics, drones, 3D visualisation tools, forecasting solutions, and other innovations, including communication technology, are playing the same enabling role steam engines played a few centuries ago. Like machines running on steam, digital innovations are helping our economy grow and making companies efficient, safer, run faster, and more profitable with fewer mistakes and at a lower cost.
But can the same be said for the mining industry? There is no doubt that technology is rapidly transforming the sector but are all organisations up to speed? While some mining companies are harnessing the power of technology to boost efficiency, productivity, turnover, and safety, most are slow to adapt.