Our vision is to create a long lasting impact on the way we test and demonstrate new technology and solutions for the mining industry. With a selected consortium ranging from mining companies, equipment and system suppliers to top-class universities, the SIMS project will boost development and innovation through joint activities aiming at creating Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems.
High Performance Boltec in Demonstration
The second task in work package Ground control, Improvements in Rock Bolt and Mesh Installation Efficiency had it’s first demonstration June 2018 where the High performance Boltec machine from Epiroc exceeded expectations.
Right after summer, Ericsson performed a test installation in Kankberg, Boliden to make sure bandwith priority in the mobile network was not affected when increasing the load. This is crucial when network traffic is used to control autonomous vehicles.
One work package role is to be involved in creating Attractive Workplaces by deeply interacting with other work packages and influencing their design. See how we strive to ensure that gender aspects are taken into account in the various development projects.
Dive in to the ever groving list of achievements made in the SIMS project so far. Filter by People, Sustainability and Technology and learn more about the people and efforts that drive the mining industry forward.
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Seen as a means to drive economic growth and create jobs, Horizon 2020 has the political backing of Europe’s leaders and the Members of the European Parliament.
This approach makes sure new projects get off the ground quickly – and achieve results faster.
Successful demonstrations of each technology are key points in the SIMS project.
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