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IT Trends in the Mining Industry
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Colin Boyd, CIO, Joy Global Inc

The mining industry must be one of the most cyclical industries in the world, with supply and demand perpetually out of balance. And it is no secret that for the past few years the industry has been locked into a major “down cycle,”...

Issues and Trends in Metals and Mining Industry
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Supantha Banerjee, VP & CIO, PSC Metals

Is it over yet? I ask this question often to my colleagues in the industry who have been waiting impatiently for the down cycle to end. It looks like we still have a way to go. During super cycle, people imagined commodity prices will go up...

4Must-Have Technologies for Metals & Mining
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Sharon Gietl, VP-IT & CIO, The Doe Run Company

If you’re in the metals and mining industry, like The Doe Run Company is, news that commodity prices have declined to lows not seen since late 2008 and early 2009 is not new. The question is with these low prices, can your company afford new...

When IoT Meets Mining
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Sean Dessureault, President, MISOM Technologies

Mining is on the verge of the next technological revolution, driven largely by data, technologies being developed for consumers, and this time, it will be accessible to mines of any size. Some might agree the “modern” age of...

Miners find investment boost in crowdfunding for venture capital
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Chad Williams, President and CEO, Klondike Strike

Crowdfunding is an innovation that is slowly catching up with the mining industry. Some old investors may think it's odd for the sector; some might typically associate it with young people raising funds online for worthy causes or to realize...

Revolutionizing Industrial Mining through Smart Tools
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Jeff Bauserman, VP-Information Systems & Technology, Alpha Natural Resources

How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in Metals and Mining industry?   Alpha Natural Resources began as a “roll-up” company with three initial acquisitions of existing coal assets in 2002-2003. An...

Revolutionizing Industrial Mining through Smart Tools
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Jeff Bauserman, VP-Information Systems & Technology, Alpha Natural Resources

How has your IT operating model changed during the last five years in Metals and Mining industry?   Alpha Natural Resources began as a “roll-up” company with three initial acquisitions of existing coal assets in 2002-2003. An...

How can big data analytics help in improving production?
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> news

Manufacturing continues to play a significant role in driving a company forward. However, the role it used to play earlier in advanced and developing economies has undergone a paradigm shift. The manufacturing sector in the developing countries...

Digital Disruptions: SMART Manufacturing Reimagined
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Sanjay Choubey, Global Program Delivery Executive, Briggs & Stratton

The transition of Manufacturing from a Product centric process to Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS), offers a truly disruptive aspect of manufacturing. The development and adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a critical element of smarter...

Data, Data, Everywhere
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Edward Rodden, CIO, SugarCreek

Manufacturers have been connecting devices for many years, but the pace is accelerating with the focus on IoT initiatives. One of the consequences of this proliferation of connected devices in the IoT is a deluge of data, in many forms and in many...

"The Third Choice"
Manufacturingtechnologyinsights >> cxoinsights

Jeffrey Jones, Corporate Director-IT, MetalTek International

When most Metals and Mining Technology companies are presented with the need for a new software solution - whether it is to replace a legacy application or to fulfill a new need—they seem to go through the selection process with only two...

Fletcher Group Automation: One-Stop Shop for Automation
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Andrew Fletcher, CEO

Fletcher Group Automation is a one-stop solution for manufacturing plant and office systems automation design, engineering, commissioning, and support services. Since 2005, the company's experienced professional staff has been offering the best in...

Flexware Innovation: Accelerating Operational Excellence on Shop Floor
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Scott Whitlock, President & CEO

Focuses on manufacturing execution system (MES) integration for life science, food and beverage, industrial, and discrete industries, and assists manufacturers to operate more efficiently with the help of real-time business...

National Instruments: [NASDAQ: NATI]-: Realizing Vision-enabled Automation
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Dr. James Truchard President, CEO & Co- founder

Provides powerful and flexible machine vision solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation

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