Infographic: Six innovative ideas transforming the mining sector post COVID-19
There is no more critical time than now to embrace the ‘mine of the future’.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread global health and economic consequences. As the mining industry looks to the future, it faces uncertain terrain – from travel restrictions, reduced demand, interruptions to supply chains, the responsibility to keep employees and surrounding communities shielded from workplace transmission and ever-crucial global sustainability objectives.
Broader disruptions and the evolving industry and legislative requirements sparked by COVID-19 require a dynamic response. Unprecedented times call for innovative thinking.
Companies looking to acquire critical metals mines will bolster acquisition criteria to focus on pandemic resilience. If mines rank highly on automation, remote-controlled drilling and digitised processes, for example, they will be sold at a premium price.