Australian-first demonstration of remote dozing by FMG on display at Resources Technology Showcase
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Australian-first demonstration of remote dozing by FMG on display at Resources Technology Showcase
June 21, 2021

Fortescue Metals Group will this week be joined by students across Western Australia to participate in a demonstration of the company successfully operating a dozer at its Pilbara operations from 1,500 kilometres away in Perth, Western Australia. In an Australian-first demonstration of Cat® MineStarTM Command for dozing’s long range remote operational capability, team members are[…]

Sandvik ‘streamlines’ logistics process in Western Australia
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Sandvik ‘streamlines’ logistics process in Western Australia
June 21, 2021

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions looks set to provide Australian customers with a more efficient service after establishing a new “state-of-the-art warehouse” in Perth, Western Australia. The long-term lease for the purpose-built warehouse will help consolidate Sandvik’s Perth operations, with the facility located at Roe Highway Logistics park, alongside a purpose-built workshop announced late last[…]

Insig Tech and Ampcontrol broaden Western Australia service offering
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Insig Tech and Ampcontrol broaden Western Australia service offering
June 21, 2021

Insig Technologies says it is partnering with the Ampcontrol Group of Companies to establish a service centre in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, to support, repair and service Ampcontrol products for the Western Australia market. Insig Technologies will also be a distributor for the Ampcontrol multifunction outlet starter, Rockstarter, for underground hard-rock mining, tunnelling and other industrial[…]

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.[…]