Digital communications in mining including voice and video are a must to maintain safety standards in these environments. Cable and optical fiber networks need to be adapted to complex mining environments and this often comes into place with the help of a leaky feeder system. These types of advanced communications ensure that mining operations maintain a crystal clear signal throughout a mining site and the best in data sharing even deep in a mining location.
Mining technology is constantly evolving and by working with a partner that can help you improve your communication system as well as offer the best peripherals, you can keep your business safe and improve mining procedures.
Top communications products for the mining industry today include:
Wireless Mesh communications
Automation and data tools
IoT devices integrated into mining networks
Handheld tablets and computer
Wearable emergency devices
Finding a system that works with your mine requires working with a team that can understand your business and optimizes communications for you. As a mine continues to expand, it only keeps more demanding requirements. Working with the right professionals will ensure that you can upgrade your wifi technology and devices to reduce accidents as well as improve efficiency.
High-performance communications are possible in any mining environment including 4G and 5G with wired networks. Regularly monitoring your network and making sure that you are using the latest in technology will help you retain the best data transfer speeds and quality communications. Effective communications like leaky feeder lines can provide a huge boon to your business costs and offer increased reliability for your daily operations.
If you are interested in learning more about the top mining communications tools, contact us today.
This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker Mining Communications! For over 15 years, Becker Communications has been the industry’s leader in radio communication in tunnels and electrical mining communication systems. As they expanded into surface mining, railroads, and tunneling they added wireless communication systems, handheld radios, tagging and tracking systems, as well as gas monitoring.