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[…]

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.[…]

ITOCHU & CSN Group commit to decarbonisation & digital initiatives for Casa de Pedra iron ore mines in Brazil
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ITOCHU & CSN Group commit to decarbonisation & digital initiatives for Casa de Pedra iron ore mines in Brazil
June 14, 2021

Japan’s ITOCHU Corporation says a memorandum on SDGs collaboration has been signed with the Brazilian CSN Group “as a model case for initiatives, along with the implementation of business partnerships with companies in Japan and abroad that possess excellent technologies, with the aim of promoting decarbonisation and digital transformation (DX) in the field of metals[…]

ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts collects and tracks data from conveyors to provide real time health information
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ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts collects and tracks data from conveyors to provide real time health information
June 8, 2021

ABB has launched ABB Ability™ Condition Monitoring for belts, an “advanced digital service to enable mine operators to track speed, misalignment, damage, thickness and wear, slippage and temperature of conveyor belts in real time, and therefore anticipate maintenance, avoid unplanned downtime and improve belt reliability and lifetime.” Belt damage can cause significant production time loss[…]

Mining AI & analytics major Uptake partners with Inductive Automation on new cross-platform capabilities
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Mining AI & analytics major Uptake partners with Inductive Automation on new cross-platform capabilities
June 2, 2021

Uptake, a leader in industrial AI and analytics, has announced the availability of Uptake Fusion Cloud Datastore for Ignition by Inductive Automation on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. In just three minutes, operators in process-intensive industries like mining can purchase Uptake Fusion from the Marketplace and install it directly into their enterprise tenant in Azure. At[…]