Caterpillar chief engineer to discuss safety and productivity changes in mining

April 10, 2018

Michael Murphy, chief engineer in Caperpillar Inc.’s Surface and Mining Technology division, will give the 2018 G. Albert Shoemaker Lecture in Mineral Engineering on Friday, April 13. Hill will give the lecture "Digital and Automation - The Step Change in Safety and Productivity for Mining” at 4:30 p.m. in President’s Hall at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center on Penn State’s University Park campus. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

This lecture will outline the challenges facing the mining industry and how disruptor technologies such as digital and automation will be viewed historically as a significant step change in mining. <Read full article on Penn State News>