Trimble to Bring Autonomy, Productivity Solutions to MINExpo

Trimble will be presenting a wide range of mining solutions to improve safety, productivity and efficiency, and to put mining operations on the path to autonomy at MINExpo 2021. Mining companies need to overcome challenges like rising costs and skilled labor shortages, and maximize opportunities from higher commodity prices. 

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Here Come Autonomous Excavators

July 13, 2021 – Researchers from the University of Maryland’s Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab (RAL) have introduced an autonomous excavator system (AES), one of the first uncrewed projects to be deployed in real-world scenarios and continuously operating for more than 24 hours. According to Baidu, the AES can perform material loading tasks for a long duration without any human…

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AED Foundation Takes a Closer Look at Autonomous Technology

The AED Foundation announced the release of a research report on the impact of autonomous technology on the business models of Associated Equipment Distributors’ members and their customers.  “A Study of the Impact of Autonomous Technology” was created by Ontario-based CAVCOE, formerly the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, on behalf of the AED Foundation. The research results show that…

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