Auto-mate’s Damien Williams discusses the challenges of swarming with Mining Monthly’s Noel Dyson.
One of the constants of the mining industry has been that equipment sizes have grown larger.
Even in the underground realm where there are some real constraints to increasing the size of the equipment, trucks and loaders have grown larger. Once 45t was considered gargantuan. These days there are underground haul trucks carrying 20t more than that.