How Do Miners Communicate Underground?

How Do Miners Communicate Underground?

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The goal of any underground mine communication system is the improved local and global communications within a system which is simple to use, improving the health and safety of the workers. All of this is moving towards an integration of all the different systems into comprehensive systems which embrace people, machines, monitoring and service. MineTrax is one such example with its implementation at Fresnillo’s La Cienega mine, Mexico beginning in 2011. The Chief Information Officer of the company Baldomero Gutierrez is of the opinion that MineTrax is a breakthrough technology since it is the only underground system with wireless network infrastructure that is capable of lasting several years on a few small batteries. Newtrax Technologies is another high-tech company based in Montreal, Canada. The company is working towards battery-powered wireless…
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