Burgex unveils first complete visualization of U.S. mining industry

In a groundbreaking industry first, Burgex Inc. has unveiled Mineralocity, a comprehensive platform offering a complete, verified, and visually searchable map of all commercial mines in the United States. Developed in response to a heightened national focus on infrastructure revitalization and the emerging green economy, this cutting-edge tool is set to revolutionize the U.S. mining industry and its associated supply…

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Komatsu GHG alliance meet in Arizona

Komatsu gathered members of the company’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Alliance in May at the Komatsu Arizona Proving Grounds (AZPG) complex outside Tucson, Ariz., to share progress and highlight knowledge gained since the EVX (battery-powered haul truck) was showcased at MINExpo 2021, while also learning more about progress toward zero-emissions goals. Read more.

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Virginia Tech researchers use autonomous technologies to make mines safer

How do you use drones and robots to make underground mining less risky for workers? Virginia Tech researcher Richard Bishop and his West Virginia University collaborators are working to answer this question. A recent two-year, $569,149 Alpha Foundation grant will allow the team to study ways to use autonomous drones to predict and prevent roof collapses underground. Full story.

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