Orica engages Cognizant for data-based ESG reporting of Net Zero strategy
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Orica engages Cognizant for data-based ESG reporting of Net Zero strategy
February 6, 2023

Cognizant is to deliver an environmental, social and governance (ESG) data strategy and digital platform to Orica that, it says, complements the explosives and blasting leader’s “Net Zero strategy” and, specifically, its A$37 million ($27 million) Kooragang Island Decarbonisation Project. The digital platform is, through agile methods, expected to provide real-time reporting and forecasting of[…]

Sandvik completes acquisition of Polymathian, strengthens Deswik mine planning offering
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Sandvik completes acquisition of Polymathian, strengthens Deswik mine planning offering
February 2, 2023

Sandvik has completed the previously announced acquisition of Polymathian Industrial Mathematics, in the process becoming a part of its Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ Business Unit Deswik. Polymathian’s solutions for automated decision making and optimisation complements Deswik’s suite of mine planning software and consulting services while remaining OEM agnostic, the OEM said. Deswik, a leading[…]

Hexagon-owned Minnovare introduces Development Optimiser™
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Hexagon-owned Minnovare introduces Development Optimiser™
February 1, 2023

Minnovare, part of Hexagon’s mining division, has built of the success of its Production Optimiser™ underground offering for production drilling with the launch off Development Optimiser™, another advanced hardware and software combination aimed this time at delivering more accurate and consistent drilling in underground development drilling projects. The “low cost of implementation, low maintenance” system[…]

KPI-COSMO Stochastic Mining Optimizer brings new approach to mining planning software
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KPI-COSMO Stochastic Mining Optimizer brings new approach to mining planning software
February 1, 2023

KPI Mining Solutions in partnership with McGill-COSMO Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory has launched its first product in its suite of stochastic optimisation software for mining companies. KPI-COSMO Stochastic Mining Optimizer is described as “a game-changing software solution representing a paradigm shift in mine planning, that will generate substantial value for the mining ecosystem.” The product[…]

GroundHog launches innovative app for construction crews in underground mines
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GroundHog launches innovative app for construction crews in underground mines
January 27, 2023

GroundHog, a leading provider of technology solutions for the mining industry, has announced the release of its latest app, designed specifically for construction crews working in underground mines. The new app, called ‘GroundHog Construction Crews’ is described as a powerful tool that streamlines communication and collaboration for construction crews working in underground mines. The app[…]

Spanish collision avoidance tech company Torsa establishes African hub in Johannesburg
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Spanish collision avoidance tech company Torsa establishes African hub in Johannesburg
January 26, 2023

Spanish mining technology company Torsa has launched its pan-African business hub in South Africa with intentions to drastically reduce mining incidents, and most importantly fatalities, in line with a presidential Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed end 2022. During an official visit in October 2022, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Spanish President Pedro Sánchez signed[…]