How the Pandemic is Pushing Mines to Digitize

All around the world, the pace of daily activities has taken on an entirely new look. On the whole, life is slowed down and it’s given many of us a chance to plan and reflect. The mining industry is no exception. The tragedies facing the world right now aren’t lost on any of us. However, […]

The Power of IoT in Mining

Internet of things technology and connected workforces are hardly a new concept, unfortunately the mining industry has long had a tendency to avoid adopting new technology. However, in an increasingly competitive industry, the decision to digitize is becoming less and less optional. What is IoT: Put simply, it is the connection of devices through the […]

Three Ways to See Your Mine Come Back Stronger Than Ever after COVID-19

Three Ways to See Your Mine Come Back Stronger Than Ever after COVID-19

It’s easy to be negative in times like these. The world is going through a tough time, but it isn’t without its silver linings. We’ve seen rapid innovation in every segment of industry. The mining industry is no exception. COVID-19 has pushed mines around the world into rapidly digitizing, promising a strong future when life […]

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 […]

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 […]

How GroundHog SIC Helps Miners Meet Daily Production Targets

How GroundHog SIC Helps Miners Meet Daily Production Targets

With profits down, the mining industry has shifted its focus towards improving productivity in operations. In such a scenario, efficient utilization of personnel, material and equipment is the key to meeting daily mining production targets, while also cutting operating expenses. Digital and technology innovations have the potential to transform key aspects of mining operations to […]

Five Reasons Mines Should be Using Short Interval Control

It is 2019, competition in the mining industry is hotter than ever. As a result, mines are looking for any chance to get ahead. In brief, SIC is exactly where they should be looking. SIC, or short interval control, makes things run more smoothly, more consistently by allowing for mid-shift adjustments and improvements. The connected […]