There's gold - and robots - in them thar hills!

An Australia-based company, Resolute Mining, plans to rollout driverless trucks, loaders, and drills at its gold mine in Mali by the end of the year.

The company says local jobs will not disappear as it will focus on “up-skilling, training, and empowering the local workforce,” rather than seeking reduced labor costs. Whether or not that’s true will have an impact on how receptive other miners will be to the technology.


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