Mining is dangerous. Communication plays an important role in improving safety, operational efficiency, and overall safety. Technology makes it possible to remotely monitor and activate surveillance. Technology has enabled better medical responses to major events.
Reliable communication systems reduce risk by allowing miners to communicate with their support team and the rest of the world. They can monitor the situation and react quickly to an emergency. Remote connectivity can be crucial in some situations. Video collaboration allows specialists to remotely diagnose and give advice to local medical teams who may not have the ability to treat certain injuries.
Complexity can be overcome
These technologies can be difficult to implement. Every location is different and presents its own challenges. There is no single solution that works for everyone. Every solution must be tailored to the specific location and compatible with centralized technology systems.
Becker communications connect Australian mining firms with branch offices using the most current unified communication tools.
The preferred method for transmitting radio signals was a cable that passes radio signals through small gaps in a copper sheath. Communication systems can now function underground from any place thanks to technology. This allows VoIP phones to be used as well as IP cameras through a large area network.
Big data and predictive analytics are helping to increase resource exploration’s competitive advantage. Analytics helps reduce unplanned downtime, and it ensures the timely maintenance of oil wells. Future mining will become increasingly digital. Digital mining is the future. The future of mining will be digital. Communications technology will help improve business processes, reduce waste, increase worker safety, and eliminate environmental impact.
This was written by Justin Tidd (Director at Becker Mining Communications). Becker Communications has been the industry leader for over 15 years. Radio communication in tunnels and electrical mining communication systems. They also added wireless communication systems, handheld radios, and tagging and tracking systems as they expanded into underground mining, railroads, and tunneling.