Industry 4.0

Where is the reference point for modernisation in the mining industry?

Where does the mining industry stand at present in terms of technology adoption and how this is predicted to increase in the coming years?
Tailings safety

IIoT solution to mitigate mine tailings storage facilities launched

Global Industrial IoT and cloud technology company, sensemetrics, launched a tailored IIoT solution that gives mining companies and their insurers real-time, end-to-end insights on their tailings storage facilities.
Colliery Training College 4ir

Teaching 4IR skills in the coal industry workplace

There has been much talk about teaching 4IR skills to mining students at a tertiary level. But what is industry doing to teach and upskill employees?
sandvik ai

Artificial Intelligence needs visionaries

While it is still early days for the adoption of artificial intelligence in mining, the uptake is expected to grow at an exponential rate.
Industrie 4.0 4ir

Are you up-to-date with your 4IR lingo?

If you are not dropping 4IR, AI, automation, and Industry 4.0 at this year’s Mining Indaba, then you are not part of the "IT"-crowd.
safety 4ir micromine

Opinion piece: Improving the safety of miners with IoT

South Africa’s mining deaths have reduced considerably over the past several years. In 2016, the industry recorded only 73 fatalities.
GECI International

OT cyber security – it’s all about the money

Mining companies need money to protect themselves from cyber crime. In order to get funding new cyber risks need to be understood by at board level.

Millennials hold purse strings but investment options limited

Millennials are the most technologically advanced generation of the current workforce. They have the competencies to lead mining into Industry 4.0.

Condition-based monitoring: the heart of vibrating machine analysis

Schenck Process Africa is at the forefront of research into a variety of condition-based monitoring and analysis technologies for vibrating machinery.

Technological innovation: The key to improved blasting

In line with industry’s move towards Industry 4.0, AEL Intelligent Blasting is moving full steam ahead with a digital transformation strategy.

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