EMESRT progresses on key projects including vehicle interaction, tyres & fires management
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EMESRT progresses on key projects including vehicle interaction, tyres & fires management
May 10, 2022

The Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT) is the well known global ‘safety by design’ initiative established in 2006 by mining companies to fill the functional performance expectations gap between earth moving equipment users and equipment designers. In its just released 2021 Activity Report, EMESRT provides in-depth updates on its four current industry projects[…]

Tata Steel’s Noamundi mine benefits from continuous improvement project supported by Immersive & Vareli Tecnac
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Tata Steel’s Noamundi mine benefits from continuous improvement project supported by Immersive & Vareli Tecnac
May 4, 2022

Tata Steel’s Noamundi Iron Mine in Jharkhand, India recently achieved significant load and haul efficiencies from a continuous improvement project supported by Immersive Technologies and Vareli Tecnac (VTPL).  The project objectives stemmed from analysis of Wenco Fleet Management System (FMS) data which identified operational trends linked to specific operator behaviours.  The analysis also showed variability[…]

China’s remote control excavator technology specialist BuilderX successfully operates machine in Japan from Beijing
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China’s remote control excavator technology specialist BuilderX successfully operates machine in Japan from Beijing
April 20, 2022

China’s remote control excavator specialist BuilderX recently shipped an installation kit from Beijing to Osaka in Japan where it says the client has experienced a seamless remote installation without on-site BuilderX staff; with the remote-control technology allowing an operator to run a Japan-based excavator from China. The project is also important for the mining sector[…]

Epiroc Southern Africa collaborates with safety behavioural programme leader SafeStart International
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Epiroc Southern Africa collaborates with safety behavioural programme leader SafeStart International
March 23, 2022

Epiroc Southern Africa, which includes South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe, has joined the list of Epiroc entities around the world in collaborating with SafeStart International, a global organisation that leads the way in human error reduction techniques training, injury reduction up to the average of 50%, and 24/7 safety behaviour ownership by providing[…]