Digital Transformation in the Golden Age of Mining Technology Earning a Social License to Automate 

In this second of a three-part series, read about how changing times have had an impact on mine safety and technology for sustainability, and how operators prioritizing all of these are reaping the benefits.  By Marc Poualion, senior industry marketing manager, Aspen Technology Technology drives improvements to the bottom line as it always has, but in today’s environment, profitability isn’t…

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FLSmidth completes TK Mining acquisition

On September 1, FLSmidth confirmed that its takeover of thyssenkrupp’s mining business TK Mining closed on August 31, just two weeks after confirming the deal had met the needed requirements to be completed. The transaction makes the newly combined company the leading global mining technology and service provider with operations from pit to plant and with a strong focus on…

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Is industry technology finally gaining world attention?

By Donna Schmidt Mining technology has taken enormous steps forward, particularly over the last several years. Consider this, for example: how many mines had collision avoidance or proximity detection systems at the turn of the 21st century? How about refuge chambers, smart meters, or flexible ventilation systems? If that doesn’t put the speed of our technological evolution into perspective, I…

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