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Future of Communications: Where is technology taking us? Does one comms solution fit all?

The world has come a long way since two-way radio communication was introduced to mining operations.  Back then being able to have a stable and clear conversation with a colleague in a remote or underground location was (and in some ways, still is) a huge step.  Since then, the advent of WiFi has had an equally seismic impact on operations and more recently we have the arrival of private LTE networks – promising cell phone coverage throughout, regardless of environment.

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The Fatigue Conundrum

Exploration, production, transport, refining… the mining industry does not sleep. Mining is a 24/7 job. But while mining operations are continuous, employees cannot operate this way. They need sleep.