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Coal India to increase productivity using GPS

Kolkata, India: The world’s largest miner, Coal India Ltd. (CIL), is considering using GPS-based movement tracking system to increase output in its major mines. The estimated cost of the system is INR 300 crore, Economic Times reported.

In conversation with Economic Times, a CIL official said, “We are almost finished with the first phase of the installation of GPS-based coal handling and mining vehicle tracking system. It has been done at a cost of nearly INR 150 crore in 11 mines that produce 5 million tonne coal per year.”

Source: Economic Times