China’s coal mining industry, long known for dirty and dangerous working conditions, is set for a massive digital transformation, as Big Tech companies push the adoption of automation with key technologies such as 5G, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
China’s coal mining industry, long known for dirty and dangerous working conditions, is set for a massive digital transformation, as Big Tech companies push the adoption of automation with key technologies such as 5G, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen

How Huawei, other tech firms can help make workers safe in China’s most dangerous industry

  • The world’s largest telecommunications equipment supplier is trying to bring the benefits of 5G mobile technology in the coal mining sector
  • Alibaba, Tencent and ZTE are among the Big Tech firms revving up digital transformation in the industry

China’s coal mining industry, long known for dirty and dangerous working conditions, is set for a massive digital transformation, as Big Tech companies push the adoption of automation with key technologies such as 5G, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
China’s coal mining industry, long known for dirty and dangerous working conditions, is set for a massive digital transformation, as Big Tech companies push the adoption of automation with key technologies such as 5G, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. Illustration by Lau Ka-kuen
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