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In the mining industry, where adverse weather and environmental conditions are workplace norms for hundreds of thousands of workers, thermal imaging has been proven a dependable tool to help limit unscheduled downtime and improve workplace safety. This week’s Blog takes a look at how thermal imaging used in predictive maintenance programs can save time, resources, and money for a mine, while also improving overall safety for workers.
In a global age of disruption from artificial intelligence, Brexit, climate crisis, trade wars, and changing employment demands, future organizational change is not avoidable. Fortunately, a new book is available that will help to navigate these increasingly choppy waters. This week’s Blog showcases Leading and Managing Change in the Age of Disruption and Artificial Intelligence, written by Dr. Matthew Donald, which brings the topics of management, leadership, and organizational change into the future for leaders and managers of organizations.
Now used in many industries, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 technology can benefit mining in a number of ways; from asset and predictive management, to safety and helping the environment. This week’s Blog takes a look at several different facets of the mining industry that can be bettered through IoT, and at how mining companies are able to reap the benefits.
With world populations expected to rise up to nine billion people over the next thirty years, fertilizers – and the potash that’s used to make them – will only become more important as the demand for food becomes ever greater. This week’s Blog takes a look at Saskatchewan’s role in the production of potash and at how a company out of Moosomin is currently using German know-how to ensure that its equipment is up to the task ahead.
Mining operations normally run for 24 hours a day, year after year and unplanned downtime – whether due to an environmental concern, a safety issue or equipment failure – could result in significant output deficits, financial losses, and prolonged business disruptions. This week’s Blog examines how intelligent machine vision is changing the way we look at mines.
Words are the master key to successful communication. Communication is the master key to successful projects. This week’s Blog takes a look at the KT Project and examines the primary causes of communication failure and provides advice on how to avoid them in order to better ensure a project’s success.
In January, the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will be welcoming four individuals who have made lasting contributions to Canada’s mining industry. This week’s Blog takes a closer look at these inductees and the efforts they made in shaping the Canadian mining industry of today.
Excel will always have its place, but Azure platforms are now taking mining into industry 4.0. This week’s Blog takes a look at how DataCloud is partnering with Microsoft in delivering real-time information so that mining partners can better understand how their operations can be optimized to their specific geology.
With the current trends in technology advancements and cybersecurity threats, authentication technologies are evolving to match up. Unfortunately, headlines in the news can cause you to believe a myriad of myths and misconceptions about passwords and the future of authentication. This week’s Blog takes a look at some of the most common misconceptions about passwords and offers some advice on how you can best protect yourself – and your company – from online threats.
With roughly one in five Canadians having experienced a substance use disorder at some point in their lifetime, workplaces are finding that a little planning goes a long way in being prepared to deal with substance abuse on the job site. This week’s Blog tackles the issue of substance abuse on the jobsite and details some of the steps you can take to head off the problem before it comes to a head.