Intelligent Mine


The Company

VIST Mining Technology LLC is 100% affiliate of the VIST Group company, created to develop Intelligent Mine project.

The main point of the project is the development of the first technology for unmanned open-pit mining in Russia and CIS countries.

The year of foundation: 2011

The product/ Innovation potential application

The use of the Intelligent Mine system and its separate modules provides:

  • The increase of mine fleet productivity by 15-20%
  • The increase of mining safety
  • Mining is now possible in remote areas and areas with severe climatic conditions.

Industry / Direction / Technology

Similar technologies are being developed in Australia, Canada, Chili, Africa. The goal of Russia as of a mining country is to be among the leaders in mining efficiency and technologies use in this industry.

Russian experience

  • Key mining enterprises in Russia and CIS use KARIER mine fleet management system (the authors was awarded the Russian government prize in 2008)
  • In 2010 robotized remotely controlled dump truck was successfully tested at the BelAZ testing area
  • On-board electronic systems are supplied to BelAZ and IZ-KARTEX plants
  • Inter-institutional Intelligent Mine section is established within RAS Scientific Council in 2011,february
  • 25th of April VIST Group and BelAZ plant specialists had presented their development — robotized dump truck to the public.

The advantages of Intelligent Mine system development:

  • The system can be built on the basis of the most widespread types of vehicles in Russia and CIS (BelAZ dump trucks, EKG excavators)
  • Universal system, can be used in different branches of industry
  • Possibility of selling such systems on a global market (Africa, Asia, South America)