13 Mar Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Part III: General Guidelines
This guideline is part three in a three-part series. It covers factors to consider when installing a network at an underground mine and offers guidance on technical best practices, security management, and remote operations.
This guideline is intended for an audience involved with the development of a mine during all phases of its lifecycle.
Some of the specific topics covered in this guideline include:
- General topology
- Communications coverage
- Tracking and reporting technologies
- Installation of technologies
- Network security
- Control rooms and remote management
Several examples are provided throughout the guideline to highlight advantages and disadvantages of different technologies.
This guideline was produced by the Underground Mining Working Group.