Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
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Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric partner on decarbonisation initiatives
June 23, 2021

Rio Tinto and Schneider Electric have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a “first-of-its-kind” collaboration to develop a circular and sustainable market ecosystem for both companies and their customers. This multi-product partnership will see Schneider Electric use responsibly-sourced materials produced by Rio Tinto. These include low-carbon aluminium and copper produced with renewable power, iron[…]

i.safe MOBILE opens new Russian subsidiary to expand the rollout of its explosion-proof mobile devices in the CIS market
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i.safe MOBILE opens new Russian subsidiary to expand the rollout of its explosion-proof mobile devices in the CIS market
June 22, 2021

Germany’s i.safe MOBILE, one of the world’s most innovative developers of mobile communication devices and solutions for use in hazardous areas, has continued its global expansion course by founding the Russian subsidiary i.safe MOBILE CIS LLC. After the company established a branch office in Singapore for the Asia-Pacific region in the previous year, i.safe MOBILE[…]

Xylem hails breakthrough Flygt Biboα dewatering mining pump which can adapt in real time to conditions, following testing by Boliden
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Xylem hails breakthrough Flygt Biboα dewatering mining pump which can adapt in real time to conditions, following testing by Boliden
June 21, 2021

Global water technology company, Xylem has today unveiled Flygt Biboα – a “breakthrough” dewatering pump that it says dramatically reduces energy, wear and tear, and maintenance costs. As the latest addition to Xylem’s portfolio of smart solutions, Flygt Biboα “is set to revolutionise drainage operations and pioneer the next generation of smart pumps by bringing[…]

Russia continues leadership in mining LTE deployment as Polyus implements network at Kurankh & plans pilot at Krasnoyarsk ops
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Russia continues leadership in mining LTE deployment as Polyus implements network at Kurankh & plans pilot at Krasnoyarsk ops
June 18, 2021

Working directly with major Russian telecomms companies, Russia’s leading mining operators are some of the progressive worldwide in implementing private LTE wireless network capabilities to facilitate greater automation and production efficiency. The latest to roll out private LTE is gold mining major Polyus. The company exclusively told IM that it is in the process of[…]

Normet adds SmartScan Align point cloud system for concrete spraying plus takes VR training to next level
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Normet adds SmartScan Align point cloud system for concrete spraying plus takes VR training to next level
June 18, 2021

Normet brought its sprayed concrete layer thickness control system, the SmartScan, to the market in 2019. The SmartScan is aimed at all underground sprayed concrete applications to deliver accurate and reliable sprayed concrete layer thickness information for the sprayer operator, and fast and easy reporting for management purposes. The main purpose of the SmartScan system[…]

Datamine announces new partnership with LAB3 & its SensorMine solution
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Datamine announces new partnership with LAB3 & its SensorMine solution
June 17, 2021

Mining software solutions major Datamine has announced a new partnership with LAB3, and their SensorMine solution, described as a “gateway to a goldmine of real-time data.” Datamine says LAB3 empowers organisations to drive greater business value with controlled and scalable technology creating innovative and integrated solutions. The statement said: “Within the mining industry LAB3 offers a solution.[…]