A Canadian program in mining automation

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 81, No. 914, 1988

J. MANTEL,Manager, Mining Technology Division, Noranda Research Centre, Pointe Claire, Quebec, A. PICHE, Ecole Polytechnique Montreal, Quebec, and M. SCOBLE, Department of Mining, McGill University Montreal, Quebec

This paper describes the recent developments in Canada toward the establishment of a Canadian Centre for Mining Automation and Robotics, at McGill University and Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal. The role of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and of the National Advisory Committee on Mining Automation will also be reviewed.
Mots Clés: Computer applications, Automation, Productivity, Canadian Centre for Mining Automation and Robotics.