Deloitte's recent "Tracking the Trends for 2019" report argued that the mining sector will need to "re-imagine work, workers, and the workplace" (Deloitte, 2019). We couldn't agree more. In particular, we believe that mining technology will be significantly impacted if the industry revisits this age-old challenge. Why Move Mining Technology Resources Offsite? Put simply, in the past decade, mines have spent millions on mining technology. Many however, never realise the full
2019 is nearly upon us! The previous 12 months have been exceptionally busy for MTS, with the team racking up some serious air miles. Now that we are all back home and winding down for the holidays, we’ve had some time to reflect on our combined experiences in 2018; and ponder over our predictions of what lies ahead for our industry in 2019. 1. Digital Transformation - Will Continue to be a Challenge Many organisations will continue the march towards digital transformation. S
A few months ago, we wrote about the end of life of SAP Business Objects Dashboards. Across the BI world, many of our peers are tearing their hair out at the situation (it is definitely frustrating no longer having a "one stop shop" BI platform). The reality is however, that unless there is a change in strategy from SAP business intelligence platform, the software SAP Dashboards will cease to launch at the end of 2020. For those of you still running Flash-based dashboards fo
MTS are delighted to be in Moscow attending MINEX 2018 - the largest mining industry platform in the CIS region. This year and in partnership with SRK Consulting we were invited to outline our shared vision of Intelligent Mining. MTS and SRK Consulting: Intelligent Mining This is more than just an empty slogan. Our vision of Intelligent Mining means understanding the difference between exactly what is happening on your mine, and exactly what should be happening on your mine.
MTS was pleased to be invited by the UK Department for International Trade to lead a Digital Mining workshop, on behalf of the United Kingdom. The workshop was focused on digital transformation in the mining industry and took place in Katowice, Poland. Digital Transformation in the Mining Industry The workshop was kindly hosted by Poland's Central Mining Institute and with increasing numbers of mining companies around the world increasing their use of digital mining technolo
October proved to be a busy month again for MTS. We had several projects ongoing and also attended Minex Russia, which took place in October 10-12th in Moscow. This included us speaking on the power of data and business intelligence to improve mining operations. The conference covered a variety of topics including the novel use of technology within the Russian environment, which has very specific demands. #industrialIOT #mining40 #technologyapplication #digitalroadmap #strate
Before paperless inspections… Many companies perform inspections, audits, risk assessments and quotations, etc. on pieces of paper or in a notebook. If you’re reading this you may be one of them? Normally this is accompanied by problems with; - Lost, damaged, incomplete or illegible forms - People using an old/invalid version of a form - Lengthy admin time to process upon return - No analytics or easy recall is possible on the collected information… more here. These days, mo