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Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems

Risultati finali

A baseline study for each technology project

This deliverable will include the result from a baseline study for each technology projects/workpackages.

Evaluation and exploitation actions for novel mine communication phase 3

This deliverable will present the results and benefits of improved communication and positioning infrastructure in underground mines in terms of productivity improvement and resource utilization.

SIMS based Control and Automation Evaluation report

This deliverable will present the results and benefits of improved process control in underground mines in terms productivity improvement and resource utilization.

Guide book for face blasting design - The generalized rock mechanics guide for group faces blasting selection procedures, monitoring requirements and methods of testing for the effectiveness

This deliverable, a guide book, will present firing patterns for multi-face production blasting such that they increase the capability of inducing stress relief in the rock, manifested as a seismic event in the rock mass being mined.

Evaluation and exploitation actions for novel mine communication phase 1

This deliverable will present the results and benefits of improved communication and positioning infrastructure in underground mines in terms of productivity improvement and resource utilization.

A guide of social management of new technology at the end of the project

This deliverable will be a guide of social management of new technology.

Evaluation and Exploitation actions of SIMS in Robotics for Mines

This deliverable will give evaluation feedback from the demonstration of the T5.2 to T5.6 and to correspondingly analyse the success scenarios, identify the novel introduced mining procedures, and to further exploit and conclude of all the Innovation Actions in SIMS towards the Robotics in Mines.

Workpackage analysis & Evaluation Report

This deliverable include all the evaluation and feedback from the tasks in this WP and synergies from other WPs in social management of new technology.

Evaluation and exploitation actions for novel mine communication phase 2

This deliverable will present the results and benefits of improved communication and positioning infrastructure in underground mines in terms of productivity improvement and resource utilization.

Application of a novel face blasting system - Field demonstration report

This deliverable, a field demonstration report, will present firing patterns for multi-face production blasting such that they increase the capability of inducing stress relief in the rock, manifested as a seismic event in the rock mass being mined.

Evaluation of SIMS Ground Control Contributions to European Mining

THis deliverable will include the evaluation and feedback from the demonstration of T7.1 to T7.4 and analysis of the success scenarios, identify the novel introduced mining procedures, and to further exploit and conclude of all the Innovation Actions in SIMS towards better Ground Control

First educational modules for students developed

This deliverable concerns demonsatrtion of VR/AR educational modules for selected topics directed at students and general public workers

VR/AR environment established

The aim of this deliverable is to establish and adapt the Virtual/Augmented Reality environment and corresponding stakeholder platform. The VR/AR environment will act as a both demonstration, training and a test facility for the partners, as well as a tool for outreach, communication and dissemination.

First training modules for operators/mine workers developed

This deliverable concerns demonstration of VR/AR training modules for selected applications suitable for operators and mine workers.

Meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders year 1

This deliverable involves meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders aiming at social license to operate and increased trust, understanding and acceptance of mining in Europe.

Dissemination of demonstrations year 1

This deliverable involves the dissemination of all tests and demonstrations from all WPs through appropriate channels and stakeholder platforms.

Established stakeholder platforms

This deliverable involves the establishment and operation of stakeholder platforms during the project time. The stakeholder platforms are for instance the project website (SIMS web), social media and web-based channels like LinkedIn and Youtube, the Stakeholder Forum, Local Reference Groups etc.

Dissemination of demonstrations year 2

This deliverable involves the dissemination of all tests and demonstrations from all WPs through appropriate channels and stakeholder platforms.

First Communication tools and materials developed

This deliverable includes developed tools and material eg movies (also in VR format).

Meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders year 2

This deliverable involves meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders aiming at social license to operate and increased trust, understanding and acceptance of mining in Europe.

Dissemination of demonstrations year 3

This deliverable involves the dissemination of all tests and demonstrations from all WPs through appropriate channels and stakeholder platforms.

Meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders year 3

This deliverable involves meetings and forums with the general public and other stakeholders aiming at social license to operate and increased trust, understanding and acceptance of mining in Europe.

Pubblicazioni

Adaptive Video with SCReAM over LTE for Remote-Operated Working Machines

Autori: Ingemar Johansson, Siddharth Dadhich, Ulf Bodin, Tomas Jönsson
Pubblicato in: Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-10, ISSN 1530-8669
Editore: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
DOI: 10.1155/2018/3142496

Attracting young people to the mining industry: six recommendations

Autori: Jan Johansson, Bo Johansson, Joel Lööw, Magnus Nygren, Lena Abrahamsson
Pubblicato in: International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, 9/2, 2018, Page(s) 94, ISSN 1754-890X
Editore: Inderscience Publishers
DOI: 10.1504/IJMME.2018.091967

Attractive work and ergonomics: designing attractive work systems

Autori: Joel Lööw
Pubblicato in: Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 2019, Page(s) 1-21, ISSN 1463-922X
Editore: Taylor & Francis
DOI: 10.1080/1463922x.2019.1694728

Can new technology challenge macho-masculinities? The case of the mining industry

Autori: Lena Abrahamsson, Jan Johansson
Pubblicato in: Mineral Economics, 2020, ISSN 2191-2203
Editore: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s13563-020-00221-8

Mining 4.0—the Impact of New Technology from a Work Place Perspective

Autori: Lööw, J., Abrahamsson, L. & Johansson
Pubblicato in: J. Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Vol 36, 701-707, 2019, Page(s) 701-707, ISSN 2524-3462
Editore: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s42461-019-00104-9.

Deploying MAVs for autonomous navigation in dark underground mine environments

Autori: Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, Dariusz Kominiak, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 126, 2020, Page(s) 103472, ISSN 0921-8890
Editore: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2020.103472

Destress Blasting of Rock Mass: Multiscale Modelling and Simulation

Autori: Paweł Baranowski, Krzysztof Damaziak, Łukasz Mazurkiewicz, Piotr Mertuszka, Witold Pytel, Jerzy Małachowski, Bogumiła Pałac-Walko, Tristan Jones
Pubblicato in: Shock and Vibration, 2019, 2019, Page(s) 1-11, ISSN 1070-9622
Editore: IOS Press
DOI: 10.1155/2019/2878969

Blasting Delay Pattern Development in the Light of Rockburst Prevention – Case Study from Polish Copper Mine

Autori: Piotr Mertuszka, Marcin Szumny, Andrzej Wawryszewicz, Krzysztof Fuławka, David Saiang
Pubblicato in: E3S Web of Conferences, 105, 2019, Page(s) 01012, ISSN 2267-1242
Editore: EDP Sciences
DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/201910501012

Towards Autonomous Surveying of Underground Mine Using MAVs

Autori: Christoforos Kanellakis, Sina Sharif Mansouri, George Georgoulas, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics - Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria Danube Region (RAAD 2018), 67, 2019, Page(s) 173-180, ISBN 978-3-030-00231-2
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00232-9_18

On Image Based Enhancement for 3D Dense Reconstruction of Low Light Aerial Visual Inspected Environments

Autori: Christoforos Kanellakis, Petros Karvelis, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Advances in Computer Vision - Proceedings of the 2019 Computer Vision Conference (CVC), Volume 2, 944, 2020, Page(s) 265-279, ISBN 978-3-030-17797-3
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-17798-0_23

Autonomous MAV Navigation in Underground Mines Using Darkness Contours Detection

Autori: Sina Sharif Mansouri, Miguel Castaño, Christoforos Kanellakis, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Computer Vision Systems - 12th International Conference, ICVS 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 23–25, 2019, Proceedings, 11754, 2019, Page(s) 164-174, ISBN 978-3-030-34994-3
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34995-0_16

Image Enhancing in Poorly Illuminated Subterranean Environments for MAV Applications: A Comparison Study

Autori: Christoforos Kanellakis, Petros Karvelis, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Computer Vision Systems - 12th International Conference, ICVS 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 23–25, 2019, Proceedings, 11754, 2019, Page(s) 511-520, ISBN 978-3-030-34994-3
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34995-0_46

Open Space Attraction Based Navigation in Dark Tunnels for MAVs

Autori: Christoforos Kanellakis, Petros Karvelis, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Computer Vision Systems - 12th International Conference, ICVS 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece, September 23–25, 2019, Proceedings, 11754, 2019, Page(s) 110-119, ISBN 978-3-030-34994-3
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-34995-0_10

Numerical Simulations of Geomechanical State of Rock Mass Prior to Seismic Events Occurrence—Case Study from a Polish Copper Mine Aided by FEM 3D Approach

Autori: W. M. Pytel, P. P. Mertuszka, T. Jones, H. Paprocki
Pubblicato in: Proceedings of the 27th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection - MPES 2018, 2019, Page(s) 417-427, ISBN 978-3-319-99219-8
Editore: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99220-4_34

A generalized Frame Adaptive MPC for the low-level control of UAVs

Autori: Emil Fresk and George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: European Control Conference, 2018
Editore: IEEE

Attractive and sustainable workplaces in the mining sector (Keynote address)

Autori: Lena Abrahamsson
Pubblicato in: Proceedings at the International symposium on Mine Planning & Equipment Selection (MPES) 29-31 August 2016, Luleå., 2016
Editore: Luleå University of Technology

Attractive workplaces in future underground mining

Autori: Jan Johansson
Pubblicato in: Proceedings at the Underground Operators' Conference 16-18 October 2016, Gold Coast. Australia, 2017
Editore: AusIMM

The mining worker of the future – the impact of technology on people and their concepts of work and gender (Keynote address)

Autori: Lena Abrahamsson
Pubblicato in: Proceedings at the Underground Operators' Conference 16-18 October 2016, Gold Coast. Australia, 2017
Editore: AusIMM

Attractive workplaces in future underground mining.

Autori: Johansson J., Lööw J., Nygren M. and Abrahamsson L
Pubblicato in: Proceedings at the First International Conference Mines of the Future, Aachen, May 22-23, 2018, 2018
Editore: RWTH

A Subterranean Virtual Cave World for Gazebo based on the DARPA SubT Challenge

Autori: Koval Anton, Christoforos Kanellakis, Emil Vidmark, Jakub Haluska, and George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: 2020
Editore: Arxiv

Vision-based MAV Navigation in Underground Mine Using Convolutional Neural Network

Autori: Sina Sharif Mansouri, Petros Karvelis, Christoforos Kanellakis, Dariusz Kominiak, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2019, Page(s) 750-755, ISBN 978-1-7281-4878-6
Editore: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iecon.2019.8927168

Visual Subterranean Junction Recognition for MAVs based on Convolutional Neural Networks

Autori: Sina Sharif Mansouri, Petros Karvelis, Christoforos Kanellakis, Anton Koval, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2019, Page(s) 192-197, ISBN 978-1-7281-4878-6
Editore: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iecon.2019.8926916

Towards MAV Navigation in Underground Mine Using Deep Learning

Autori: Sina Sharif Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis, George Georgoulas, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2018, Page(s) 880-885, ISBN 978-1-7281-0377-8
Editore: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/robio.2018.8665290

Online Multi-Agent Based Cooperative Exploration and Coverage in Complex Environment

Autori: Anton Koval, Sina Sharif Mansouri, George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: 2019 18th European Control Conference (ECC), 2019, Page(s) 3964-3969, ISBN 978-3-907144-00-8
Editore: IEEE
DOI: 10.23919/ecc.2019.8795787

MAV Development Towards Navigation in Unknown and Dark Mining Tunnels

Autori: Darisuz Kominiak, Sina Mansouri, Christoforos Kanellakis and George Nikolakopoulos
Pubblicato in: Control and Automation (MED), 2020 28th Mediterranean Conference. IEEE, 2020, ISBN X200-514433
Editore: arxiv

Raising safety and productivity in underground mining via thermal imaging

Autori: Sebastian Graszk, Tobias Wendel, Ralph Baltes, Elisabeth Clausen
Pubblicato in: Proceedings of QIRT Asia 2019, 2019
Editore: QIRT Council
DOI: 10.21611/qirt.2019.012

Rock reinforcement solutions case study: Malmberget iron ore mine, Sweden

Autori: Peter Bray, Anders Johnsson, Håkan Schunnesson
Pubblicato in: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Deep and High Stress Mining, No 9, 2019, Page(s) 191-204, ISBN 9781-928410126
Editore: The Southern Africa Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
DOI: 10.36487/acg_rep/1952_15_bray

BLASTING PARAMETERS ALTERNATE SELECTION AS A TOOL FOR ELASTIC WAVE EFFECT AMPLIFICATION AT POTENTIALLY INSTABLE LOCATIONS WITHIN MAIN ROOF STRATA

Autori: Witold Pytel
Pubblicato in: 17th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM2017, Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining, 2017, ISBN 9786-197105001
Editore: Stef92 Technology
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2017/13/s03.015

NUMERICAL MODELING OF ROCKMASS BEHAVIOUR DUE TO BLASTING OPERATIONS IN UNDERGROUND MINES

Autori: Witold Pytel
Pubblicato in: 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM2018, Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining, 2018, ISBN 9786-197408379
Editore: Stef92 Technology
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2018/1.3/s03.078

BLASTING OPERATIONS USING DIFFERENT INITIATION METHODS IN DEEP UNDERGROUND MINES

Autori: Marcin Szumny
Pubblicato in: 19th SGEM International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference EXPO Proceedings19th, Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration And Mining, 2019, ISBN 9786-197408782
Editore: STEF92 Technology
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2019/1.3/s03.014

Seismic Effect of Group Winning Blasting - Case Study from a Polish Copper Mine

Autori: Piotr Mertuszka, Krzysztof Fuławka, Lech Stolecki, Marcin Szumny
Pubblicato in: Proceedings of the International Conference „Blasting techniques 2018”, 23-25 May 2018, 2018, Page(s) 126-135, ISBN 978-80-89914-02-9
Editore: Slovak Society for Blasting and Drilling Works

SEISMIC PEAK PARTCILE VELOCITY AND ACCELERATION RESPONSE TO MINING FACES FIRING IN A LIGHT OF NUMERICAL MODELING AND UNDERGROUND MEASUREMENTS

Autori: Witold Pytel
Pubblicato in: 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM2018, Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining, 2018, ISBN 9786-197408379
Editore: Stef92 Technology
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2018/1.3/s03.086

ROOF FALL HAZARD DUE TO BLASTING ACTIVITY IN THE LIGHT OF NUMERICAL MODELING AND UNDERGROUND MEASUREMENTS

Autori: Witold Pytel
Pubblicato in: 18th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM2018, Science and Technologies in Geology, Exploration and Mining, 2018, ISBN 9786-197408379
Editore: Stef92 Technology
DOI: 10.5593/sgem2018/1.3/s03.103

MAV Navigation in Unknown Dark Underground Mines Using Deep Learning

Autori: Mansouri, Sina Sharif, et al.
Pubblicato in: 19th European Control Conference (ECC), 2020
Editore: IEEE

Non-Linear MPC Based Navigation for Micro Aerial Vehicles in Constrained Environments

Autori: Lindqvist, Björn, et al.
Pubblicato in: 19th European Control Conference (ECC), 2020
Editore: IEEE

Unsupervised Learning for Subterranean Junction Recognition Based on 2D Point Cloud.

Autori: Mansouri, Sina Sharif, et al.
Pubblicato in: Control and Automation (MED), 2020 28th Mediterranean Conference, IEEE, 2020
Editore: IEEE

Collision Avoidance for multiple MAVs using Fast Centralized NMPC

Autori: Lindqvist, Björn et al.
Pubblicato in: IFAC 2020 World Congress, 2020
Editore: IFAC

ubterranean MAV Navigation based on Nonlinear MPC with Collision Avoidance Constraints

Autori: Mansouri, Sina Sharif, et al.
Pubblicato in: IFAC 2020 World Congress, 2020
Editore: IFAC

Vision-driven NMPC for Autonomous Aerial Navigation in Subterranean Environments

Autori: Kanellakis, Christoforos, et al.
Pubblicato in: IFAC 2020 World Congress, 2020
Editore: IFAC

Designing Ergonomic, Safe, and Attractive Mining Workplaces

Autori: Joel Lööw, Bo Johansson, Eira Andersson, Jan Johansson
Pubblicato in: 2018, ISBN 9781-138092211
Editore: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis

A guide of social management of new technology. Luleå University of Technology.

Autori: Joel Lööw & Jan Johansson (editors)
Pubblicato in: 2020
Editore: Luleå University of Technology

From diesel to battery power in underground mines: A pilot study of diesel free LHDs

Autori: Niklas Jäderblom
Pubblicato in: Master theses. Luleå University of Technology., 2017
Editore: Luleå University of Technology.

Implementation of semi-autonomous chargers in the mining industry: A pilot study within the frame of the SIMS project

Autori: Jonatan Lundberg
Pubblicato in: Master theses. Luleå University of Technology., 2018
Editore: Luleå University of Technology.