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New paradigm challenge for miners

New technologies will challenge the paradigms of how miners and society view mining and the mining process, George Hemingway, partner at technology advisory firm Stratalis, told delegates during his keynote speech at the 5th Current Trends in Mining Finance conference organised by the New York section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.

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Excavation robot with rotating scoops (Source: JBU Eaglenauts)

Hemingway said many miners only saw emerging technologies through the lens of doing what they currently did, but faster or better, which he said was missing the point - and their potential.