Radio remote controlling presents a number of advantages in the demanding and dangerous environment of the mining industry. The most important is, of course safety, as the operator can control the machine from a safe place. Reliability is also crucial for productivity. Stops are costly and the operator must be able to rely on the remote control working in all situations.

Advantages for the mining industry

– Ability to operate equipment from safer grounds
– Reduced levels of noise or vibration
– Greater ease of machine operation
– Less operator fatigue
– Increased efficiency and productivity

Applications that can be remote controlled in mining

– Drilling rigs
– Crushers
– Rock breaker boom
– Tunnel drilling