Monday, April 5, 2021

Mining Productivity Miracle

The following chart shows the mining industrial production index divided by the number of mining employees (thousands).

Bagger 293

Bagger 293 is 96 metres (314.9 feet) tall (Guinness World Record for highest terrestrial vehicle, shared with Bagger 288). It is 225 metres (738.2 feet) long (same as Bagger 287), weighs 14,200 tonnes (31.3 million pounds), and requires five people to operate.

At what point are these fully-automated and/or self-replicating?


Who Struck John said...

When Elon Musk builds one.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Musk should name it Andromeda.

Picturing 1 of them roaming Mars.
Picturing 2 of them roaming Mars.
Picturing 4 of them roaming Mars.
Picturing 8 of them roaming Mars.

The defense system is perfect. It'll even bury our mistakes.

Mr Slippery said...

We are heading for an AutoFac.

I won't spoil the ending.

Stagflationary Mark said...

Just watched AutoFac on Amazon Prime.

* Spoiler Alert *

The obvious “it already has” ending was entirely expected (word for word). That’s when I stopped watching. Too predictable. Sort of disappointing.

Just kidding. I did watch it all. Great premise and great unexpected ending after what I though was the ending. :)