The Importance Of Heavy Equipment Maintenance

The Importance Of Heavy Equipment Maintenance

Optimizing machine output is a constant challenge in heavy machinery. In this article, we explore how good heavy equipment maintenance can keep your machines running at 100% percent. Do you have an optimized process to increase production efficiency? Leaders know that for optimum efficiency, all links in the mining chain need to work flawlessly. Safety […]

How Automation In Mining is Changing The Industry

How Automation In Mining is Changing The Industry

For folk outside the mining industry, “automation”, more often than not, brings to mind a picture of Henry Ford’s assembly line, the word has various forms – controlling factories, vehicles, communications, appliances, and different kinds of systems. But when it comes to mining, the applications of automation in mining are many – from mapping mines, […]

5 Strategies To Minimize Mining Operating Costs

5 Strategies To Minimize Mining Operating Costs

Mining company strategies depend heavily on the current state of the market. When the market is upside, companies develop marginal high-cost, low-productivity mineral deposits, supported by high commodity prices. But when the market is down, companies respond by slashing costs – a natural response to a shifting market cycle.​It is practically impossible to control the […]

5 Strategies To Improve Mine Safety & Productivity

5 Strategies To Improve Mine Safety & Productivity

Mining has always been a very risky and dangerous business. Over the years, science and technology have made mining easier and improved mine safety, but the risks involved can be controlled only when best practices of a safe work environment are implemented and adhered to. However, modern mining techniques and the associated technologies have done […]

Here’s How GroundHog FMS Works With Your Mine

Here's How GroundHog FMS Works With Your Mine

GroundHog FMS is a cutting-edge, yet very affordable fleet management system for mining companies. We’ve designed GroundHog FMS to help miners get accurate information from production and help operations control and supervisors plan shifts accordingly. Using GroundHog FMS, miners are able to: Optimize scheduling, miner shifts, and targets Track and maintain performance in real-time Anticipate and […]

Top 5 Benefits of Digitization in Mining

Top 5 Benefits of Digitization in Mining

Digitization in mining is focused at making mining better than before. And “better” really means lower operating costs, more actual yield in compliance with plans, improved standards of safety, and a higher regulatory compliance. What digitization also delivers is automation of common manual tasks, some of which are very slow. In other words, unlike what […]

Using Short Interval Control To Enhance Mining Operations

Using Short Interval Control To Enhance Mining Operations

Short Interval Control (or SIC) is a framework of structured processes that help you identify and act on opportunities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of production. SIC has always been in use at conventional and traditional types of businesses such as manufacturing, mining, and others. SIC is also known as a factory-floor process among some […]

4 Factors That Are Driving Digital Transformation In The Mining Industry

4 Factors That Are Driving Digital Transformation In The Mining Industry

The mining industry is going through a bleak phase. According to a World Economic Forum report – ‘Digital Transformation Initiative Mining and Metals Industry’, sluggish global demand growth, cost volatility, increasing resource nationalism & regulation coupled with workforce skill gap and low productivity has resulted in a steep decline of profit margins. With no signs […]

4 Reasons To Adopt A Fleet Management System For Underground Mining

4 Reasons To Adopt A Fleet Management System For Underground Mining

Mining is a complex business that involves management of a large fleet of vehicles under environmental, legal and safety considerations. It is important for mining companies to have visibility into the use of every vehicle and the performance of every driver in order to streamline operations, improve safety standards and drive higher process efficiencies. A […]

Infographic – Digital Transformation in The Mining Industry

With profits down the global mining community is looking towards digital innovation to provide a breakthrough. With digitalization, mining companies are hoping for a transformation from traditional business models to a more smarter & profitable mine. Benefits of Digitalization in Mining Increased Productivity Improved Mine Safety Informed Decision Making Improved Failure Anticipation Reduced Environmental Impact […]