Entries by Luis Lopes

Summary of the second week of the Kaatiala trials

The first field trials with the UX-1 robot are finished. The two-weeks trial ended on the 22nd of June with the robot’s capabilities being extensively tested on a real-life environment: a flooded mine. After the summary of the first working week at the Kaatiala mine site, the remarks of the second week are finally here. […]

UNEXMIN all over Europe thanks to Euronews

Euronews, the multilingual television network, presents next week a news piece about the UNEXMIN project on their science-oriented program Futuris. The news item will be based on the most recent trials held at the Kaatiala mine and includes general information and interviews about this EU-funded Horizon 2020 project. The UNEXMIN project is developing and testing an […]

Summary of the first week of the Kaatiala trials

The first UNEXMIN field trials finally started last week (11th to the 15th June). And on these five days a lot happened, with much more to come this week. On the first day, the UNEXMIN team transported the UX-1 robot – weighting around 100Kg! – and all the necessary equipment to the Kaatiala test site. […]

The trials at the Katiaala mine have finally started!

The time has come. The first field trials for the UNEXMIN technology have finally began, at the Kaatiala mine, in Finland. The trials with the UX-1 robot started yesterday (11th June) and will last until the 22nd of June. The technological developers involved in the UNEXMIN project are now all together in Finland to progress […]

UX-1 robot on its way to the first trial!

Exciting news ahead for the UNEXMIN project: the first UX-1 robot prototype has been shipped to Finland – in time for the preparations of the first UNEXMIN pilot trial in Kaatiala, Finland! After the extensive preparations in the last months, the first UX-1 prototype – UX-1a – has been sent to Finland, where the UNEXMIN […]