Northern Ontario Business

November 13, 2019

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Robotics stepping up safety in underground mine inspections

Safesight Exploration, Redpath Mining partner on MRC Rail Runner

Combining old technology with modern robotics has resulted in a new safety innovation for underground mines that’s expected to reduce risk and improve efficiency.

The MRC Rail Runner, developed by SafeSight Exploration Inc. of North Bay, is a utility robot clamped onto a mechanized rail climber (MRC), which is sent up into a raise to do an inspection…

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