Harnessing current technology, AngloGold Ashanti is able to maintain flexibility in responding to changes in our operating environments. We use technological innovation to implement solutions that ensure our workplaces are safe, employees are healthy, motivated, and equipped to do their jobs, and that our processes are efficiently optimised.
AngloGold Ashanti has a multi-pronged approach to innovation, spanning what is currently underway to a ten-year horizon and beyond.
AngloGold Ashanti is in various stages of the implementation of several transformational technology-based solutions, including, but not limited to autonomous drilling, real-time fatigue detection and monitoring, accident collision avoidance, vehicle condition monitoring, plant anomaly detection, robotic platform automation and training bots.
Our innovation timeline:
- Short term – in collaboration with:
- Innovative companies
- Special organisations
- Medium term:
- Collaborative research
- Funding/investing in innovation
Autonomous drill improves safety at Tropicana
In 2020, AngloGold Ashanti rolled out a $6 million autonomous drill fleet at Tropicana mine. It’s an industry first for hard rock mining and is making working practices safer and increasing operating efficiencies.Watch story
CuiabÁ Safe Production Programme
Ensuring the safety and health of our employees is AngloGold Ashanti’s first value. In order to achieve this, we have a series of frameworks and guidelines that our employees adhere to every day.Read story