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Thursday, May 28 2020 - 08:00
Axora Launches Smart Mining Resource Centre To Help Mining Companies Recover From Covid-19
LONDON, May 28 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Axora, an innovation hub providing a global marketplace of proven digital 
solutions has launched an online Smart Mining resource centre 
[] to help mining companies rebound from 
and thrive after the global Coronavirus pandemic. The centre provides the 
latest industry insights and access to digital solutions and technologies which 
mining companies can adopt to accelerate their business growth, reduce wasted 
investment, and avoid duplication. 

Dr. Nick Mayhew, Chief Commercial Officer for Axora said: "The downtime caused 
by Covid-19 offers mining companies a unique opportunity to improve their 
digital solutions, accelerate their digital transformation roadmaps and enable 
'Smart Mining'. The companies that use this moment to push themselves to make 
their mines smarter are the ones which will recover the quickest and thrive in 
the future."

Axora's Smart Mining digital solutions comprise all three types of technology 
that make up Smart Mining - smart devices, smart connected devices and IoT- 
which can help transform and revolutionise mining companies in a post-Covid 

"The Covid-19 pandemic is causing an acceleration of digital transformation 
across the mining sector, as the need to be safer, more sustainable and more 
efficient has never been greater", added Dr. Mayhew.  "We're seeing very 
specific technology themes emerging as key priorities, such as tech-enabled ore 
sorting, autonomous machinery and remote monitoring for health and safety, 
which are attracting urgent and significant investments, all enabling the 
so-called 'Smart Mining'."

Axora is also launching a survey 
[] which will investigate the 
impact of Covid-19 on digital innovation and home-working practices in the 
mining industry. 

Together with its expert industry insights, Axora uses blockchain technology to 
currently host more than 120 innovative solutions from sector leaders to 
start-ups, universities, and consultancies. Axora was developed by a team of 
industry experts, engineers and entrepreneurs including the Boston Consulting 
Group. Axora will initially focus on the Oil and Gas and Mining and Metals 
sectors but expand into other sectors as the business grows. 

Axora [] is the new cross-industry innovation hub for 
digital solutions. We help leading global organisations discover best-in-class 
innovation in order to unlock transformation and deliver business value. Led by 
a team of industry experts, and backed by well-known global investors, we exist 
to deliver on the potential of digital innovation. Enabled by our 
industry-leading web platform, we showcase the latest expert insight and 
industry perspectives on technology, combined with leading edge solutions that 
solve today's industry challenges. 

Source: Axora