Top 5 Technology Innovations in the Mining Industry

The influx of an array of new technologies and digital innovations in the mining industry has the potential to transform key aspects of mining to deliver exceptional stakeholder, customer and environmental value. 3D Printing For terrestrial mines, 3D printing has helped to reduce costs by 50-80% compared with standard manufacturing methods. 3D Mapping 3D images […]

7 Pitfalls Driving The Digital Disconnect in Mining

7 Pitfalls Driving The Digital Disconnect in Mining

In a challenging market, mining companies are focused on driving productivity improvements that can deliver significant bottom-line value. According to advisory firm Ernst & Young (EY), digital transformation will be a critical enabler to address the industry’s productivity and margin challenges. However, EY’s global report ‘The digital disconnect: problem or pathway?’ points out that digital […]

Digital Innovations in Mining That Are Set To Revolutionize The Industry – Part 1

Digital Innovations in Mining That Are Set To Revolutionize The Industry - Part 1

During the mining supercycle, productivity fell to its lowest in more than 30 years. Due to an unprecedented boom in commodity prices, the sector focused on production at any cost. However, the more recent exit from the supercycle has caused the industry to shift its focus to improving productivity by sweating incumbent assets, but this […]

Digital Innovations in Mining – The Digitally Connected Workforce

Digital Innovations in Mining - The Digitally Connected Workforce

In part 1 of this series, we looked at advances in automation and robotics in the mining industry. In this post, we focus on connected worker technologies and remote operations. Digitally Driven Mining Workforce Mobile technologies have been at the core of innovative solutions that drive productivity improvements across many industries, and mining is no […]

Digital Innovations in Mining – Intelligence and Analytics in The Mining Industry

Digital Innovations in Mining - Intelligence and Analytics in The Mining Industry

In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we looked at advances in automation and robotics, connected mobility and remote operations in the mining industry. In this post, we focus on intelligence and data analytics in the mining industry, and integrated technology operating models. Intelligence And Data Analytics In The Mining Industry Mining companies […]

Meet Mining Production Targets with GroundHog Fleet Management System

Meet Mining Production Targets with GroundHog Fleet Management System GroundHog FMS is a comprehensive mobile fleet management system with features that enable full digitization in the mining life cycle. Optimized for use in underground mine operations, GroundHog FMS controls mining production, tracks and schedules workforce, and helps you get deep insights to drive higher operating […]

Infographic: 7 Factors Driving The Digital Disconnect in Mining

EY’s global report ‘The digital disconnect: problem or pathway?’ points out that digital advances in mining are out of sync with the scale of opportunity for many companies. The gap between the potential from digital transformation and the poor track record of successful implementations exists because of a range of practical issues that challenge the […]

5 Reasons Miners Must Digitize Paper-Based Forms

5 Reasons Miners Must Digitize Paper-Based Forms

Digital transformation is high on the agenda of mining companies that seek to improve productivity, cut costs and remain competitive. Data is at the core of a digital mine – and the manner in which it is collected, shared and utilized can have a significant impact on decision-making across the mining value chain. The accuracy, […]

The Connectivity Challenge in Mining

As the digital mine becomes a reality, there is an increasing dependence on hardware, software and networking solutions to realize the productivity gains and cost reductions that are central to digitization efforts. Underground mining operations take place in high-stress and hazardous environments that pose significant challenges to personnel, equipment and communication networks. Physical impact during […]

Digital Transformation in Legacy Industries

The digital transformation of mining companies is seen as a business imperative today – and a key driver of productivity gains in the industry. While this message comes through loud and clear from subject matter experts, there is widespread confusion about what the term ‘digital transformation’ really means. Aniket Sawant, VP Product at rapidBizApps featured […]