Chilean mines launch 5G remote monitoring trials

Swiss-Swedish technology firm ABB trialled remote control and monitoring of intelligent electric motors with a smart sensor linking a gold mining project located near Copiapo with a university in Santiago. Copper miner Codelco has also held a successful trial of a 5G network linking a high-definition camera at the primary crusher of its Radomiro Tomic copper mine in Antofagasta.

Source: Mining Magazine