In the media: "If we do not succeed in this, no one will do it"
Published: 18 May 2022
Increased requirements for safety, carbon dioxide emissions, energy efficiency and productivity are driving a technological change in the mining industry. One of the leading players in this paradigm shift is NEXGEN SIMS, an EU-sponsored consortium of 13 partners - with Epiroc at the helm - which aims to demonstrate functioning autonomous processes in real mining environments over the next three years.
Jenny Greberg, associate professor of mining and rock technology at Luleå University of Technology, talks about her expectations of NEXGEN SIMS.