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Atlas Copco Launches 6th Sense Digital Path for Systems Integration in Mining, Quarrying, Tunneling

August 16, 2017

Automation and digitalization are the future of the mining industry. But automation is not just about remotely controlled machines. Atlas Copco offer smart connected products and with the new concept 6th Sense takes a leap in getting all systems connected.

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Redline Secures $1.2 Million IoT Infrastructure Solution Contract for Open Pit Mine

August 4, 2017

Redline Communications, a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, has been awarded a USD$1.2M Internet of Things (IoT) project utilizing its new standards-based LTE solution to provide a high-performance mobile network that will

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Caterpillar Yellow Iron a Highlight of White House “Made in America” Showcase

July 19, 2017

Caterpillar Inc. brought its iconic yellow iron to the White House as part of a “Made in America” event to showcase products built in the United States. Companies from all 50 states were invited – Caterpillar solely representing Illinois as

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New Japanese Technology Cuts Emissions and Increases Efficiency of Coal-fired Power Plants

June 21, 2017

The Japanese are showcasing new technology that drastically cuts emissions and increases efficiency of coal-fired power plants, which could threaten the viability of importing natural gas. A new experimental power plant in Osakikamijima burns coal under high temperatures to convert

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Schneider Electric Launches New Digital Substation Solution

June 20, 2017

Schneider Electric launches EcoStruxure Substation Operation that joins the company’s IoT-enabled system architecture to maximize protection and interoperability of critical energy infrastructures. Schneider Electric’s latest edge control technology, EcoStruxure Substation Operation enjoys a central position in the pursuit of cutting-edge

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Caterpillar Presents Latest Longwall Developments at Longwall USA

June 9, 2017

Caterpillar Global Mining returns to Longwall USA with digital displays of its complete line of longwall products — roof supports, shearers, plows, face conveyors, stage loaders, drive systems and automation technology to optimize operations. Caterpillar will present advanced automation technologies

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Australia’s Mining Industry Looks Towards New Wave of Automation

June 9, 2017

Australia’s mining industry continues to push the boundaries of automation with the use of robots and remote-controlled equipment expanding in the industry. Automation in mining has a long history as companies look to extract minerals more efficiently and more safely.

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Columbia Steel Releases Safer and Faster Fix for Dragline Repair Link

June 9, 2017

For some crews, it might be the holy grail of dragline chain maintenance: a tough, reliable repair link that is also easy and safe to install and remove. With that goal in mind, Columbia Steel Product Engineer Charlie Dreixler has

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Metso Partners with Rockwell Automation to Create New Industry-leading Industrial IoT Solutions

June 9, 2017

Metso has selected Rockwell Automation to deliver a global industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform that connects, monitors, and performs analytics for Metso’s equipment and services, resulting in improved efficiency and profitability for its mining and aggregates customers. The digital

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Australia’s CSIRO Develops Technology Roadmap to Drive Mining Sector Growth

May 24, 2017

The CSIRO is pushing companies to unlock five key opportunities in its technology roadmap which is meant to underpin growth in the $90 billion mining equipment, technology and services sector. The roadmap was developed in co-ordination with the METS Ignited

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