Many of us would assume that advances in robotics, automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning would have been driven by the mining industry, due to the remote mine sites, the hazardous nature of the work and the high costs of labour and transport.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to drastically alter societies with its impact on economic and social structures.
Embracing new technologies in the resources industries could add $74 billion to the Australian economy by 2030 and create over 80,000 local jobs.
Australia will see a $12.5 million national mining research and training centre led by the University of Adelaide to bolster the country’s future mining operations.
MICROMINE is launching new underground performance software that bolsters machinery efficiency and safety as part of its Pitram solution in early 2019.
Rio Tinto’s fully autonomous train, coined by the mining giant as “the world’s largest and longest robot”, completed its first iron ore delivery last week.
Deloitte’s 2018 Human Capital Trends report is the most extensive to date, with input from more than 11,000 businesses and HR leaders around the world, including 952 from the global energy and resources (E&R) industry.
Wellbeing has been rated as the most important priority by the global energy and resources (E&R) industry in the latest Deloitte Human Capital Trends report.
Robots and automation will make work safer and reduce workplace injury in Australia over the next 20 years, as revealed in a joint study by Safe Work Australia and CSIRO’s data innovation group Data61.