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Advancing the Mining Sector with Modern Technology


We all can see that that rapid developments of technological advances have made it easier for us to carry out our daily activities. Supported by technological advances, the work we do will be more effective and efficient. Advances in communication technologies, for example, have changed the way we work and how we obtain information. Communication technologies have made everything simpler, easier, cheaper, and faster, so that in the end it can also help us to maximize productivity.

Similar phenomenon also occurs in the mining sector. Currently, mining companies has been embedding the latest technologies in every mining activities and processes aiming to enhance productivity. Through the application of an integrated system of modern technology from upstream to its downstream, mining activities now indeed have become relatively very efficient. At the same time, technological advances are also expected to be able to help the mining sector to be more eco-friendly by minimizing or even eliminating air, soil and water pollutions. On that note, technology has an immensely important roles for the mining sector, from its operations, production, to its business.

Another benefit of applying and utilizing technology in mining is to protect the workers. For instance, during exploration stages, thanks to technology mining companies can now utilize drones to monitor and map out target areas of potential mineral reserves that is located in high-risk areas which is difficult or dangerous to be reached. In other words, current technological developments brought numerous solutions for the mining sector, including convenience, comfort, safety, and thus realizing a more environmentally friendly operation.

It is undeniable that rapid technological advances have driven changes and brought positive benefits for us, the way we live, the way we work, including for the mining sector. Ultimately, through technological innovations in the mining sector and the utilization of high-tech equipment will not only benefit the mining companies but can also help to ensure the sustainability of the environment and the local communities.


By: Corporate Communications

PT ABM Investama Tbk.