Hexagon Mining and Piklema LLC have signed an agreement to work together to provide digital technologies to mines in the Russian region. This cooperation brings the combination of Hexagon’s products alongside the expertise and capabilities of Piklema. The two companies says they hope to achieve the next level of value creation for mining companies due to cutting edge digital solutions. The synergies between the technical teams at Piklema and Hexagon’s Mining division brings together innovative solutions to address market needs and main challenges in the mining industry.
The cooperation move follows the trend of local IT solution providers supporting deployment of global technologies in the mining industry, a partnership of industrial leaders with innovators and experts. The statement said: “The mining ecosystem requires digital products and ongoing new features and developments to continuously innovate. This reduces costs and improves production to offset diminishing ore grades and yields. These solutions combine modelling, planning, and execution as well as autonomy to bring this operational excellence and efficiency gains to the mining customers.”
Mike Makeev, Managing Director at Piklema stated: “We are happy to follow this trend, being the partner of Hexagon in the Russian mining market and introduce to the mining industry new cutting edge technologies from Hexagon Mining, combined with Piklema’s Digital Advisers. The application of predictive analytics methods combined with Hexagon products will allow us to achieve an additional reduction of mining operational costs.”
Andrew Crose, Managing Director, EMEA at Hexagon’s Mining division said: “I’m very excited to be working with Piklema. Their team brings significant experience in the Russian mining environment. Alongside Hexagon’s best of breed technologies, I expect we will deliver significant value to the mining market.”
Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, connecting sensor, software and autonomous technologies. It says it is “putting data to work” to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications. “Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.” Hexagon’s Mining division solves surface and underground mine challenges with proven technologies for planning, operations and safety.
Piklema is an IT technology vendor that develops predictive analytics solutions and enables mining digital transformation “with a profound understanding of operational excellence for any mine globally by implementing predictive analytical solutions.” Its main product Piklema Driver Assistant is a real-time digital advisor for dump truck operators that gives optimal performance suggestions during the shift, based on AI and changing driving behaviour.