Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Part III: General Guidelines

GMG Guideline Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure III
Underground Communications Infrastructure Guidelines - Part III: General Guidelines

Published: 2019-03-13
Working Group: Underground Mining
Status: Current

ABSTRACT

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.

OTHER PARTS OF THE GUIDELINE SUITE

GMG Guideline Mine Communications
Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Part 1 - Positioning and Needs Analysis
GMG Guideline Mine Communications II
Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Part II - Scenarios and Applications

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