Posts Tagged ‘mining’

Envisioning the Future of Mining

How does an industry over 5,000 years old view its own future? Public perspective sees mining as old, dirty, dangerous and environmentally contentious. Within the business, mining is on a precipice of exciting change. Volatile and emerging markets, new technologies, increased customer demands, a dynamic workforce and riveting business model change poise the modern miner [...]

A Smarter, Data Driven, Approach to Natural Resources in Canada – Part 1

Canada’s natural resources industries (particularly oil sands production, hard rock mining and forestry) face local challenges and opportunities that are unique to the Canadian markets, economy, ecology and society.For example, oil sands production is pushing innovation in how and where oil can be produced. With this innovation comes new forms and uses of information that [...]

Improved Mining Maintenance with IBM Maximo

Gregor Železnik shares how IBM Maximo provided Velenje their company with increased visibility, better response time and improved visibility.  The company mines about four million tons of coal per year, which is used to produce around one-third of electricity in Slovenia.