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Intellectual property - the unmined resource

Miners have not traditionally been known for their adoption of innovation and new technologies, leaving that to the actual tech companies. But partly arising from digital disruption and partly through the drive to innovate, miners are now exposed to use all sorts of technical wizardry which can increase production, raise productivity and fight ever-tightening margins in a more difficult economy.

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A technology which increases efficiency might be the difference in keeping profit margins higher than competitors

All this technology means that more than ever, miners are now in contact with intellectual property, whether their own or belonging to others.