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Zijin invests in 5G solution to create a smart South African mine

Global miner Zijin Mining Group’s subsidiaries South Africa Zijin Platinum and Nkwe Platinum have partnered with telecommunications company MTN and technology group Huawei to build a fifth-generation wireless technology-enabled (5G-enabled) platinum mine.

This will mark a significant step forward in the digital transformation of the local mining industry, effectively demonstrating how a number of emerging technologies, such as remote vehicle control and Internet of Things, can be combined with 5G to improve functionality across the mine.

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