A Demand for Batteries has Sparked a Cobalt Frenzy. What Will Happen Next?

Mar 16, 2018 11:48:00 AM


Cobalt, a blue-gray metallic element, atomic number 27 on the periodic table of elements, is utilized in a variety of everyday applications such as producing alloys used manufacturing jet engines. It's used in making magnetic steel, in electroplating, and in manufacturing certain types of stainless steel. Radioactive cobalt-60 is used in medicine for treating some cancers.

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Topics: Mining, Artificial Intelligence, Lithium, Exploration, Cobalt

Robots and Artificial Intelligence Will Transform the Mining Industry

Jan 10, 2018 11:10:12 AM


There is no question that automation is seriously changing the mining industry, affecting everything from time and labor savings to worker safety and increased productivity. Some other benefits brought to bear through the implementation of mine automation, including things like the use of drone aircraft, remote drilling, and driverless robotic vehicles include:

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Topics: Capital Equipment, Artificial Intelligence, GEO HSI