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...

Elingo completes Ivanhoe Mines’ ShoreTel migration in record time

Ivanhoe Mines has contracted Elingo to assist it with the migration of its managed and licensing services from Singapore to a new office in Sandton, South Africa. Despite the challenging timelines and working across four different time zones, Elingo successfully...

Safety System Integrator program connects manufacturers

Manufacturers looking for help with safety system design and installation have new resources available to them as part of the Machinery Safety System Integrator program from Rockwell Automation. Seven new members have joined in the second half of 2016, bringing the...