Improving comms for remote industries

A NEW hybrid satellite and mobile phone plan from Pivotel is set to strengthen connectivity and reduce safety risks for remote industries that operate in unreliable mobile coverage areas. As Australia’s fourth largest mobile carrier, Pivotel is leading an industry-first initiative to bring historically more expensive satellite phone costs in line with contemporary mobile phone plans.

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Digital revolution transforms mining

DATA driven technologies will continue to radically transform how mines are run for decades to come, according to PETRA Data Science managing director and founder Dr Penny Stewart. Ahead of her speaking engagement at the ‘Austmine 2017: Mining’s Innovation Imperative’ conference in May, she says engineered data science is allowing mines of today to predict and prevent downtime.

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Update released for Micromine 2016

MICROMINE maintains its reputation by regularly releasing new software versions that build upon the strengths of its solutions, which ensures its solutions continue to meet evolving user needs and industry conditions. MICROMINE has released the latest version of its exploration and 3D mine design solution, Micromine 2016.

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MICROMINE implements Pitram at Oyu Tolgoi

MICROMINE has implemented its fleet management and mine control solution, Pitram, at the Oyu Tolgoi Copper-Gold Project in the South Gobi region of Mongolia. Owned by Turquoise Hill, Rio Tinto and the Government of Mongolia, Oyu Tolgoi re-commenced its underground development in 2016 and is expected to move into production in 2020.

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