Audi, Ericsson pioneer 5G for automotive manufacturing

Audi and Ericsson has announced plans to pioneer the use of 5G technology for automotive production. The two companies have agreed on a range of activities exploring the potential of 5G as a future-proof communication technology that can meet the high demands of...

Aury Africa debuts RFID track-and-trace for mining

Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa has introduced a radio-frequency identification (RFID) audit and inspection solution that is ideal for mining applications. These include inspecting plant equipment, mining machines, pumps,...

Integration key to improving our mining future

Visualisation and technology-integration are key themes for mining IT and software developers and they are not surprisingly continue to be the most talked about from a mine management and reporting point of view, collaboration and partnering are two hot themes that...

Mahle selects SICK Automation

SICK Automation Southern Africa (SICK) was contracted by Mahle, a manufacturer of heat exchangers for vehicles, to install an imaged based sensor solution in its Kwa-Zulu Natal manufacturing facility. Mahle needed to ensure that the scanning equipment selected would...

HMI software improves operator efficiency

Rockwell Automation has updated its HMI software to equip industrial workers with better information to run and maintain their systems. New features in the FactoryTalk View software version 10.0 include greater access to information, new mobile device support and...

New gas monitoring standards in coal mining

A relentless research and development (R&D) regime at Monitech Mining Monitoring Systems, a South African industry leader in mining safety and monitoring solutions, has resulted in an incessant rejuvenation of its Hazardous Area Control System, which has become...