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The digital transformation zone

Welcome to our blog! We're here to talk about all topics regarding digital transformation of mining. Dive in with us as we explore the ins and outs of this theme, sharing interesting analyses and insights from experts. Our goal? To arm you with the know-how and strategies you need to conquer the ever-changing world of digital innovation and automation in mining. Let's embark on this journey together!

Articles about digitalization and agnostic machine automation

Miners have a wide variety of tag and tracking technologies to choose from, each with its own requirements and benefits. In this article, we cover the types of tags used in underground mining, their related radio network requirements, some pros and cons of each technology, and new developments on the horizon.

How can miners build a telecommunications network that will work today and tomorrow? Nigel Slater, ​​Director of Business Development at Epiroc (3D-P), shares practical strategies that will help miners design a network that will support long-term plans for digitalization and automation.

Ready to make a change at your mining business? In mining, transformation can’t just be managed, it must be engineered. In this post we share some no-nonsense strategies for engineering a strategic vision for change management that delivers business value over the long term.

How can miners build a future-proof network solution that’s ready for digitalization and automation? In this post, we answer some common questions about the differences between LTE and 5G networks and share how to get the most bang for your buck.

Implementing digitalization in mining is no easy task. Like any continual improvement process, it requires strategy, structure, and measurement. With a Lean Six Sigma approach, you can see what is working, what is failing, and how you can improve going forward. In this post, we apply the Lean DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control) improvement cycle as a framework to approach digitalization in mining.

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Integrated planning delivers predictable outcomes. By integrating data and plans from different divisions and across planning horizons in a constantly updated operational plan, Sibanye-Stillwater creates a stable and productive environment.

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