AI drones will soon be controlling autonomous vehicles on building sites

AI drones will soon be controlling autonomous vehicles on building sites

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Automation is a fact of life within every industry now, but as technology advances more tasks will be able to be automated, and in the construction industry this is one of the first, major steps to full automation.   Some mining operations are already 100...

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Robots are taking over and automating the world’s mines

Robots are taking over and automating the world’s mines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Automation is taking the world’s mining operations by storm, and it will only be a matter of time before the only humans are the ones servicing the machines.   Every one of the giant Komatsu 250 ton trucks is the size of a two story family...

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Komatsu unveils its 250 ton autonomous dump truck for strip mines

Komatsu unveils its 250 ton autonomous dump truck for strip mines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF With no human driver this huge dump truck has no cab and never turns around.   Autonomous vehicle technology is still in its infancy, which means that most self-driving vehicles still have a way for humans to take over when needed. But as Komatsu demonstrates...

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