How Mines use GPS

How Mines use GPS

Starting in the early 90’s, Mines use GPS in a wide variety of ways. While technological advancements have played a crucial role in enhancing operational efficiency, safety, and productivity, GPS is one innovation that has revolutionized the way mines use location intelligence to unlock a myriad of benefits that have reshaped the way we mine. […]

RTLS in Underground Mines: 12 ways RTLS is Revolutionizing Safety and Efficiency

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Introduction Welcome to our comprehensive guide on RTLS in underground mines. In this article, we will explore how Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) are revolutionizing safety and efficiency in the mining industry. RTLS technology plays a crucial role in improving operational visibility, optimizing resource utilization, and enhancing worker safety in underground mining operations. Mining is a […]

GroundHog: Leading the Charge in the Future of Underground Mining Software

There is a revolution happening in the mining industry, and at the forefront of this change is GroundHog with our pioneering underground mining software. Our aim is to redefine mining operations, driving safety, productivity, and efficiency to unprecedented levels. At GroundHog, we’re committed to setting new standards in the world of mining. It’s our pleasure […]

Don’t let the mining labor shortage hold you back; embrace the transformative power of Short Interval Control to get 37% more tonnes in 9 months

Mining Short Interval Control

In the rapidly changing world of mining, where precision, efficiency, and safety are paramount, Short Interval Control (SIC) has emerged as a game-changing innovation to significantly increase productivity without adding more labor or equipment. This revolutionary approach to operations management allows mining companies to gain real-time visibility, optimize productivity, and drive continuous improvement. By breaking […]

How Mine Digitization and Automation is Increasing Productivity and Safety in Mining

Mine Digitization Increases Productivity

In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, including Autonomous vehicles and ChatGPT types of Generative AI technologies, industries worldwide are harnessing the power of digitization and automation to revolutionize their operations. The mining industry is no exception. Mine digitization and automation have emerged as game-changing concepts, transforming how mines operate and and have unlocked myriad benefits. […]

Leveraging Technology to meet your Operational KPIs

GroundHog Leveraging Technology to meet your Operational KPIs

It’s been said that you can’t master what you don’t measure, and this couldn’t be more true for operations within the mining industry. While mining companies’ work around the clock to meet production goals, simultaneously maintaining the highest safety standards, are they measuring what matters most to help them meet the targets that they’ve set? […]

Powerful Minestar Reporting using Power BI in 30 minutes

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First off, what is Minestar Minestar Reporting is part of is Caterpillar’s Minestar Fleet Management system, and is primarily used by large open pit mines to improve overall productivity and safety. It is a comprehensive suite of tools, including fleet management, machine health monitoring, and guidance technology. Most large mines that have a large fleet […]

Introduction to Change Readiness

GroundHog: Introduction to Change Readiness

In the last installments of the Mine Digitization and Automation series, we looked at the four types of Digital Transformation, because it is important that you know what you want to achieve before any decisions are made about what shape your efforts should take, where they may occur, who will do it, etc. With this […]

Short Interval Control: An Essential Process for increasing mining efficiency.

short interval control increase mining efficiency

Short Interval Control has become the standard process to improve overall mining efficiency in the mining industry. The Global Mining Guidelines Group, an industry standards organization, has also come out with an actionable roadmap any mine can use to deploy Short Interval Control at their site. GroundHog‘s system enables mines to quickly implement Short Interval […]