Mining Companies Dig Deeper Into RFID

By Jennifer Zaino

Leveraging an RFID infrastructure can improve productivity and enhance worker safety.

Mining companies worldwide have begun employing radio frequency identification technologies to automate manual processes, streamlining production and reducing costs. Most of the RFID solutions have been standalone applications. Sesa Goa, India's largest producer of iron ore, for example, is using RFID to speed up customers' deliveries (see Sesa Goa Automates Mining Logistics Operations). The Telfer gold mine in Western Australia deployed an RFID solu...

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