Hexagon’s Mining and Trysome commit to South Africa mine safety partnership
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Hexagon’s Mining and Trysome commit to South Africa mine safety partnership
November 5, 2019

Hexagon’s Mining division has announced a five-year partnership with Trysome Auto-Electrical Engineering in South Africa. The long-term agreement renews a relationship established more than a decade ago to support Hexagon’s integrated life-of-mine solutions, particularly its MineProtect safety portfolio, the company said, adding that systems ensuring collision avoidance, operator alertness, personal protection, reverse assist and vehicle[…]

Immersive Technologies Experience Centres expose miners present & future to the latest simulation technology
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Immersive Technologies Experience Centres expose miners present & future to the latest simulation technology
October 31, 2019

Immersive Technologies has recently made available to the mining industry ‘Experience Centres’ through its five largest offices world-wide, with the primary purpose being to demonstrate workforce optimisation solutions, while sharing knowledge and best practices with mining industry professionals. The Experience Centres are designed to offer real business value, market leading insights and inspiration for all[…]

Hindustan Zinc making numerous future mining strides
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Hindustan Zinc making numerous future mining strides
October 29, 2019

In its just released H1 2019 financial year results to end September 2019, Vedanta subsidiary Hindustan Zinc Ltd reported some real technology milestones. Swayam Saurabh, CFO, said: “Our investments in automation and digitisation are steadily delivering results and would support cost optimisation goals. Our target is to maintain our strong financial profile and cost leadership through higher productivity.”[…]

Metal and mining companies collaborate with WEF on blockchain solutions
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Metal and mining companies collaborate with WEF on blockchain solutions
October 25, 2019

Seven leading mining and metals companies have partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to experiment, design and deploy blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices, the WEF reports. The Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative will pool resources and cost, increase speed-to-market and improve industry-wide trust that cannot be achieved by acting[…]