Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo

Anglo American technical director Tony O’Neill says the company is looking to establish a significant lead on other miners with its implementation of “disruptive” technologies, but has cautioned that the inability of regulators to keep pace with a higher rate of change in mining could hinder the introduction of initiatives that promise real safety, environmental and cost benefits.

Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo Regulation could strangle innovation: Anglo

Speaking at the Kalgoorlie Diggers & Dealers mining forum in Western Australia, O'Neill said he believed Anglo had a broader focus on identifying and introducing step-change technologies than

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