Giving mining a dusting down: How radar sees through the problem

Sam Wood, product manager for Navtech Radar, takes a closer look at how today’s mining technology is coping with the issue of vehicle visibility in dust and, crucially, how best to tackle it.

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Could radar be the best option to allow automated haul trucks to avoid collisions in extreme conditions where conventional technology such as cameras fail

With advancements in industrial automation and the use of camera technology, lidar and radar streamlining operations, giving machines ‘eyes' to improve mining processes, and enhancing safety and