Autonomous Mining Working Group


The Autonomous Mining Working Group aims to create a common vision of automation in the mining industry. This group brings together stakeholders from around the world to collaborate toward best practices, sharing, working with regulators, and easing the workforce requirements of the future.


Identify, support, and develop tools and knowledge to enable autonomous mining as a safe, innovative, and productive approach to mining operations.


  • This project aims to clearly define functional safety for automated mobile mining equipment and identifies relevant standards for managing it.

  • This guideline aims to enable global mining companies and OEMs to adopt and successfully implement autonomous mining systems.

  • Delivering valuable context and education on system safety, its history in other industries, and the benefits it can provide in delivering safe systems balanced with a system that can be operated effectively.