Numerous groups including AITEMIN
, CERCHAR, Ecole Polytechnique, Consol, Video Miners, Metec, and the Bureau, have been investigating the application of video camera assistance for viewing the cutting process[30,31].
Manana is Chairman of AITEMIN
(Asociacion de Investigacion Technologica de Equipos Mineros) and also a Professor at the UPM (Polytechnic University, Madrid); Prof.
While the following organisations: AICIA, AITEMIN
, CIRCE, CSIC-ICTJA, CSIC-ICB, CSIC-ICP, CSIC-INCAR, IGME, CIEMAT, CIDAUT and the Universities of Alicante, Almeria, Complutense, Leon, Oviedo and RJC will also participate in research activities.