VTT, Nokia & Sandvik collaborate in 5G powered research project on next generation underground mining technology

Next Generation Mining (NGMining ), is a new project funded by Business Finland bringing together  industrial 5G private networks, edge computing and AI technologies based solutions to enable digital transformation in mining. The core theme of the project is to facilitate safe, and sustainable underground mining through productive use of autonomous and connected machinery.

VTT is coordinating the joint R&D project with Nokia and Sandvik as the leading industry experts.

“Collaboration across the ecosystem is essential for developing winning technology solutions that will meet productivity and sustainability targets and capture global market share in the growing mining business”, says Jarkko Pellikka, Director, Nokia Unlocking Industrial 5G program.