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Agnico Eagle prepares for driver-less vehicles

April 2, 2018 - Kivalliq

Mining company Agnico Eagle is researching how it can integrate automated technology at its Kivalliq sites.

By later this year or early in 2019, the company plans to start testing sensors that would eventually allow three or four driverless long-haul trucks, similar to tractor trailers, to follow a lead truck driven by a human, said Dominique Girard, Agnico Eagle’s vice-president of Nunavut operations.

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