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Using Proximity/Object Detection to Increase Shovel Productivity in the Open Pit Mine

By: MINING MEDIA INTERNATIONAL Views: 2049Downloads: 11
Author: Eric HsiehWhitepaper/Case Study

Originally presented at Haulage & Loading 2013. This white paper explores proximity detection in the open pit mine being used effectively as an operator assist strategy which improves digging production through enforcement of best practices, although it is normally thought of first as a safety tool, and second as a step toward full automation when combined with object avoidance.

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