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- 6 Ways Rugged Tablets are Changing Mining
As the mining industry transitions into production and capital expenditure falls off, efficiency is now critical. How do you save time, increase productivity, decrease disruptions and downtime, and improve asset utilisation all at once? To get maximum value from your investment, rugged tablets are a must. Download the resource to find out how they are … Continue reading 6 Ways Rugged Tablets are Changing Mining
- Syncrude’s Mobile Equipment Events Synthesis Solution increases equipment uptime
Syncrude has collected data from their haul trucks since the mid-1990s. Prior to implementing their Mobile Equipment Event Synthesis (MEES) solution, business stakeholders still used spreadsheets to analyze large sets of truck data Syncrude’s Mobile Equipment Events Synthesis solution makes the analysis and reporting of mechanical events easier, increasing mobile equipment uptime, safety and decreasing operating … Continue reading Syncrude’s Mobile Equipment Events Synthesis Solution increases equipment uptime
- 2020 Welding Fume Update: The Current State of Play
If you are involved in the welding industry, the new 2020 Welding Fume Update released by AWS is a must read.
- Four best best practice tips for estimating and managing capital projects
In my world, I’m often asked for a list of “best practices” when estimating or managing a capital project. Here are some thoughts, based on personal experience and discussions I’ve had with other folks in the industry.
- Conveyor performance: How to optimise belt tracking systems and prevent downtime
This white paper discusses the causes of belt mistracking and provides an insight into how to identify the causes, and which devices or systems can be used to prevent mistracking.
- Pacific Hydraulics hydrostatic booklet
Want to learn more about hydrostatics? Our booklet covers closed loop pumps and motor information, and basic operation such as hydrostatic transmission, hydrostatic schematics and more.
- The PI System Enables Sustainable Operations at Goldstrike
In 2015, Barrick Gold produced approximately 6.12 million ounces of ore with more than 75% production coming from the Americas region. Their Goldstrike mine is the most prolific gold-mining district in the Western Hemisphere and includes the Betze-Post open-pit mine, a truck and shovel operation, and the Meikle and Rodeo underground mines. Ted Olsen-Tank describes … Continue reading The PI System Enables Sustainable Operations at Goldstrike
- Strata Worldwide’s personal alarm device approved for use in underground coal mines
Strata Worldwide is pleased to announce that the Strata HazardAvert TPL2 (tracking pad lamp) has been awarded Australian and New Zealand Ex intrinsically safe approval for use in underground coal mines in Australia and New Zealand.
- The Construction Industry Must Digitise
The time has come for the construction industry to embrace emerging technologies. Too many companies are executing projects just as they did decades ago and risk falling behind the innovation curve. This article explains how adapting digital technologies can help you mitigate future risk and drive continued competitiveness. The construction industry is lagging behind other … Continue reading The Construction Industry Must Digitise
- World-first twin wire MIG solution redefines high deposition welding
While heavy fabrication welding is in high demand, the pressure to cut costs and increase productivity are constant challenges for companies operating within this sector. Improving the efficiency of welding equipment is essential for any operation, particularly in heavy fabrication welding such as mining fabrication, where a balance of robotics and skilled manual welding is … Continue reading World-first twin wire MIG solution redefines high deposition welding
- Analysing the suitability of metal-cored wire in welding
When matched with the right applications, metal-cored wire welding is a solution that provides a number of productivity and time-saving benefits.
- Greater accuracy through benchmarking
Perhaps you’re an estimator who’s tried to use historical data to develop more accurate estimates. You’ve been plugging in some pricing and cost benchmarks, but you’re still not seeing the desired results. Read “A 4-Step Action Plan to Start Benchmarking Your Data” and learn to estimate with greater accuracy.
- Top challenges facing the mining industry
Aggreko’s new e-guide explores some of the top challenges currently facing the mining industry.
- Ensuring productivity and protection in surface and underground mining
From monitoring gas levels and air quality in mines to protection from collisions for large vehicles at mine sites, SICK offers a wide range of sensors and systems to improve safety and to monitor potentially dangerous situations. SICK offers solutions for the analysis and control of underground coal mining atmospheres. The solutions supply the coal … Continue reading Ensuring productivity and protection in surface and underground mining
- ABB white paper: The ROI of Digitalisation
For much of the industrial world, the old way of working isn’t working so well anymore. The traditional productivity and profitability levers that companies can pull have been pulled plenty. It’s time to find new sources of value and become more nimble. But what does that mean and what is the solution? It is estimated … Continue reading ABB white paper: The ROI of Digitalisation
- Tailings dam monitoring solution by Inmarsat
The status and condition of tailings dams need to be constantly monitored in order to ensure safe operations, avoid environmental damage and revenue loss in the event of a failure, and to address regulatory concerns.
- Registration now open: AVEVA World Conference Australia
Registration is now open for the AVEVA World Conference Australia. Join industry leaders like yourself to explore data-driven solutions that are accelerating the digital transformation of industrial businesses worldwide. Use the Discount Code AWCSAVE50 for a 50% discount now! Industrial IoT, Artificial Intelligence, cloud, big data, digital twin and extended reality (AR/VR/MR) are driving industrial … Continue reading Registration now open: AVEVA World Conference Australia
- Rugged surveillance and in-vehicle computing for mining
The right controller solution is essential for effective monitoring on mine sites. Power over Ethernet-based camera set-ups represent an increasingly popular option, offering ruggedness, high performance and flexibility benefits.
- Industry 4.0: Industrial internet of things (IIoT) and Predictive Analytics
The industrial world is on the verge of entering the next revolution: Industry 4.0. This is going to change control systems architecture, systems connectivity and sensors as we know it today.
- Gas monitoring solutions in underground mining environment
The presence of flammable and toxic gases inside an underground mine can bring upon several health-related issues to the on-site workers.