Communications In The Mining Sector

Communications in the mining sector are changing considerably and with the latest in technology, mining sites now receive better communications and safety than ever before.  Two-way radios have always been a mainstay in mines, as they provide clear voice communication with a leaky feeder system. However, the latest ultra-clear and portable radio systems are making their way into mines, as they offer easy alarm system warnings and more powerful team communications including data and voice. In this way, mining companies can stay in communication with one another and ensure the safety of their workers. It is important to have generators around during mining work as a back-up and rather than buying them, you can always rent generators from

Most two-way radios bolster their signals through a  repeater system, which is a device that amplifies and retransmits a signal. A repeater system can be either single- or dual-band, and it is important to choose the right one for your needs. If you are working in an area with a lot of RF interference, then you will need a dual-band repeater system to ensure the best possible communication. These repeaters can be included throughout a leaky feeder system for maximum communication support and data transfer.

Mining sites have always been a challenging environment for communications, as they are often in remote areas with difficult terrain. However, with the latest in portable and durable radios, mining companies can now keep in touch with one another like never before. As mines become increasingly automated, it is more important than ever to have a reliable and effective communication system in place. With the right two-way radios, mining companies can maintain safety and communication in even the most challenging environments.

If you would like to learn more about the best mining technology for communications, contact our team today. We can help you find the perfect radio system for your needs and ensure that your mine is as safe and efficient as possible.

This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker Mining Communications! For over 15 years, Becker Communications has been the industry’s leader in radio communication in tunnels and electrical mining communication systems. As they expanded into surface mining, railroads, and tunneling they added wireless communication systems, handheld radios, tagging and tracking systems, as well as gas monitoring.

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