Ericsson and HERE Partner to Map Mining Sites

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By Michael Larner | 1Q 2022 | IN-6431


Helping Open Cast Miners Get an Accurate Picture of Operations


Ericsson announced in January 2022 that it will add HERE Technologies to its partner ecosystem so that mining firms can utilize the companies’ respective expertise to create an accurate picture of mining operations and the local environment.

Gone are the days when mining firms could move to another site when yield started to dip, and digital technologies are becoming critical to supporting miners’ efforts to prolong the productive life of their pits – having accurate maps that are updated in real-time is an important tool for achieving this.

ABI Research’s 2021 report into digitalization in the mining industry (AN-5424) outlined how the vastness and dangers of working at open cast mine sites will drive investments in connectivity, analytics, and software applications. In this sector many software applications benefit from mapping capabilities to for example keep track of machinery or the workforce.

Mapping Mines Throughout Their Lifecycle


Mining firms need accurate ma…

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