Impact of robotic technologies on open mining safety

In order to improve the efficiency of production in various industries, including mining, enterprises have recently used digital technologies. The introduction of robotic equipment is an important step towards the digital transformation of mining industry. It is characterized by the application of a number of digital technologies: industrial Internet of Things, digital con-nection of equipment, cloud services, virtual, augmented and augmented realities, digital design, nd autonomous robotic complexes. The increasing use of information technologies has allowed mining companies to process large amounts of data about production processes. This data reflects the current state of mining equipment and open pit facilities and is an integral part of the digital twin of the mining enterprise. Digital transformation impacts significantly on mining technologies, leading to the need to change safety requirements in the digital mining enterprise. The article shows changes in the general requirements for mining safety in the digital mining enterprise. The authors have made a generalized scheme of data exchange and identify a number of functions necessary to ensure safety.

Keywords: robotic system, automated system, mining management, robotic management, human factor, data exchange, mining management structure, cyber-physical systems, Internet of things.
For citation:

Nagovitsyn O. V., Voznyak M. G. Impact of robotic technologies on open mining safety. MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull. 2022;(12-1):52-62. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_149 3_2022_121_0_52.

Issue number: 12
Year: 2022
Page number: 52-62
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622.012:681.3.01:519.67
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2022_121_0_52
Article receipt date: 25.03.2022
Date of review receipt: 22.09.2022
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.11.2022
About authors:

O.V. Nagovitsyn1, Dr. Sci. (Eng.), Chief Researcher, e-mail:, ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0115-8411,
M.G. Voznyak1, Leading Engineer, e-mail:,
1 Mining Institute, Kola Scientific Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, 184209, Apatity, Russia.


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