Advanced remote monitoring systems to reduce mine operation costs

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

In a world of low commodity prices, miners must look wherever they can for potential savings. Remote operations monitoring may aid Australian mining firms, where vast distances must be travelled for workers intending to operate remote mines.

Software company IPACS Australia Pty Ltd has opened a new remote monitoring operations centre in Adelaide, Australia, which utilises wireless sensors to transfer and collect data from mine sites in real time.

Designed and manufactured in South Australia, the sensors are currently relaying data 650km from IPACS’ operations centre, according to Vinay...

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