Use of Autonomous and Remotely Operated Equipment in Surface Mining


D.A. Klebanov, M.A. Makeyev, D.N. Sizemov

The article describes design principles for autonomous cargo transportation systems and social aspects of their implementation. Economic prerequisites for creation of autonomous cargo transportation systems in Russia and in the world are analyzed as well as the composition of the complex autonomous system. Issues of economic justification for implementation of autonomous cargo transportation systems, regulatory framework and safety provision of autonomous dump truck application are also addressed.

Keywords: digital transformation, robotization, autonomous dump trucks, robotic dump trucks, enhancement of mining operations efficiency, calculation of robotization efficiency, surface mining operations, reduction of transportation costs

Russian Mining Industry №6 / 2020, р.14