Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Mon, 02 Aug 2021 14:51:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How Digital Capabilities Transform Control Rooms into Integrated Operating Centers and Excellence Centers https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2021/07/13/how-digital-capabilities-transform-control-rooms-into-integrated-operating-centers-and-excellence-centers/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2021/07/13/how-digital-capabilities-transform-control-rooms-into-integrated-operating-centers-and-excellence-centers/#comments Tue, 13 Jul 2021 11:00:31 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=89645 Companies in the Mining, Minerals, and Metals industries face several traditional and new business challenges. The traditional and ever-present goal of reducing costs remains, but at the same time, these... Read more »

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5 Key Elements to Speed Your Transition to Sustainable Mining, Minerals, and Metals Operations https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2021/05/03/5-key-elements-to-speed-your-transition-to-sustainable-mining-minerals-and-metals-operations/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2021/05/03/5-key-elements-to-speed-your-transition-to-sustainable-mining-minerals-and-metals-operations/#respond Mon, 03 May 2021 13:00:29 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=85958 The pressure from governments, shareholders, customers, supply chain partners and local communities on global Mining, Minerals, and Metals firms to decarbonize operations is mounting at an accelerating pace. The mining... Read more »

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The synergy between digitization and sustainability: how mining and metals industries can benefit https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/12/14/the-synergy-between-digitization-and-sustainability-how-mining-and-metals-industries-can-benefit/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/12/14/the-synergy-between-digitization-and-sustainability-how-mining-and-metals-industries-can-benefit/#respond Mon, 14 Dec 2020 14:23:49 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=59905 Sustainability is back on top of the agenda in Mining & Metals. It is the “right thing to do”, but it is also driven by the need to respond to reputational... Read more »

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Three competitive imperatives enabled by an integrated operations management strategy in mining, minerals and metals https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/08/14/three-competitive-imperatives-enabled-by-an-integrated-operations-management-strategy-in-mining-minerals-and-metals/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/08/14/three-competitive-imperatives-enabled-by-an-integrated-operations-management-strategy-in-mining-minerals-and-metals/#respond Fri, 14 Aug 2020 13:00:25 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=67453 In our previous blog “Practical digital applications in mining, minerals and metals”, we went through some practical applications of digitalization on these businesses, and described how an integrated approach for... Read more »

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Read, Watch, Listen and Experience: suggestions from the Schneider Electric Mining, Minerals and Metals Team https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/04/21/read-watch-listen-and-experience-suggestions-from-the-schneider-electric-mining-minerals-and-metals-team/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2020/04/21/read-watch-listen-and-experience-suggestions-from-the-schneider-electric-mining-minerals-and-metals-team/#respond Tue, 21 Apr 2020 21:04:33 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=65750 Many of us are working from home or otherwise with a bit more time on our hands. The Schneider Electric Mining, Minerals and Metals team have gotten together to present... Read more »

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The Reality of Augmented Reality: A View From Austmine 2019 https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2019/06/06/the-reality-of-augmented-reality-a-view-from-austmine-2019/ Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:09:21 +0000 https://blog.se.com/?p=57387 Austmine 2019, the biennial conference of Austmine, the leading industry body for the Australian Mining, Equipment, Technology and Services (METS) sector, was held last week (May 21-23, 2019) in my... Read more »

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Predictive Analytics in Mining and Metals: Whose Prediction is the Right One? https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2019/04/23/predictive-analytics-in-mining-and-metals-whose-prediction-is-the-right-one/ Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:00:50 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=56259 Predictive Analytics is the classic Internet of Things (IoT) application. In the simplest sense, you connect sensors (temperature, vibration etc.) to assets (equipment, buildings, trucks), send the data to the... Read more »

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Bulk Material Handling. It’s Just Moving Dirt https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2019/01/08/bulk-material-handling-its-just-moving-dirt/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2019/01/08/bulk-material-handling-its-just-moving-dirt/#comments Tue, 08 Jan 2019 21:10:03 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=53842 After a year looking intensively at the metals processing side of mining, I recently spent some time back in bulk material handling.  And after a plant tour not long ago,... Read more »

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Star Trek and the Digital Transformation in Mining. What do they have in common? A lot, it turns out! https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2018/11/16/star-trek-and-the-digital-transformation-in-mining-what-do-they-have-in-common-a-lot-it-turns-out/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2018/11/16/star-trek-and-the-digital-transformation-in-mining-what-do-they-have-in-common-a-lot-it-turns-out/#comments Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:06:17 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=52773 As part of my job I meet with mining executives all around the world to understand what they need to improve their operational efficiency, and without exception they know they... Read more »

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Why You Should Consider a Basic Operations Strategy in Your Digital Transformation https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2018/08/07/why-you-should-consider-a-basic-operations-strategy-in-your-digital-transformation/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 18:49:32 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=50567 The hype around the Digital Transformation can be overwhelming, causing many well-intentioned operations to jump into something before they really have evaluated what it is they want to achieve.  The... Read more »

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Science vs the Senses: Where Predictive Analytics and Intuition Converge https://blog.se.com/food-and-beverage/2018/04/06/science-vs-the-senses-where-predictive-analytics-and-intuition-converge/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:08:46 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=47264  “Electrical science has disclosed to us the more intimate relation existing between widely different forces and phenomena and has thus led us to a more complete comprehension of Nature and... Read more »

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IIoT Performance Metrics: Friend or Foe? https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2018/03/16/iiot-performance-metrics-friend-or-foe/ https://blog.se.com/mining-metals-minerals/2018/03/16/iiot-performance-metrics-friend-or-foe/#comments Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:09:32 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=46440 There is a fascinating story about British Airways which was building an unwanted reputation as an underperforming airline and how it was turned around when the Chairman of the Board... Read more »

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