Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat MineStar Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets.
This month, the number of components in the EPLAN Data Portal will exceed 600,000 from over 125 component manufacturers, including several leading North American companies. The EPLAN Data Portal is a fast and easily searchable, cloud-based platform, accessible from within EPLAN engineering software, via a web browser or the EPLAN Data Portal App.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) launched its newest RTU2020 process controller, which helps operating companies in oil and gas, mining and other process industries effectively manage complex remote automation and control applications.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, introduces a package of services that identifies performance gaps in open-pit mining processes and provides solutions to reduce process variations that will help lower operating costs, increase product quality, prevent waste and protect valuable equipment.
June 15,2015 – Emerson Process Management’s AMS Suite: Intelligent Device Manager version 13.0 software enables customers to configure HART devices in bulk, saving time and reducing errors. Managing wireless networks is also easier as users can expand wireless networks faster and with more built-in reliability.
May 5, 2015 - Neptec Technologies Corporation launched a 3DRi Stockpile software application for automated stockpile monitoring for the mining industry.