Mining companies all over the world are having positives experience with the RFID use to gain produtivity, reduce accidents, increase safety and profitability.A RFID feature that offers excellent benefits is the underground vehicles traceability in order to reduce and eliminate colissions. This not only protects the miners but also spares expenses with the maintenance and vehicles replacement.
Another feature is the tracking of tools and safety equipments, as weel as monitoring of real-time operations and productivity control.
The RFID applications can contribute to a better management of the equipments, potential mining sites discovery and drilling automation. Raising workers safety, data reliability, optimizing cost, monitoring and controlling real time operations.