Dassault Systèmes exhibited our 3DEXPERIENCE platform solution for mining at the annual Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum. The conference took place in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia from 6 to 8 August this year. Over 2,300 delegates attended, comprising mining and exploration companies, brokers, investors, and more. Our experts were proud to showcase how the 3DEXPERIENCE platform can address today’s and future mining challenges and improve efficiency in mining projects.
In the video above, we bring you key takeaways from our discussions with the delegates on digital transformation in mining. Learn how you can become a more efficient, connected, and productive mining organisation.
Australia’s mining industry is in a phase of transition after a particularly challenging period. While growth is back in the industry, a new set of challenges face miners. Ore grades are on a decline and maturing mines are becoming costlier to operate and less productive. Going digital is increasingly a “must-do” to improve mine productivity.
The mining majors are already heavily invested in programs to automate their operations and digitize their assets in anticipation of these challenges. For the juniors and mid-tier miners, we understand that going digital may seem daunting, but they have several advantages. For one, they can be nimbler in embedding new digital technologies.
What’s key is knowing the kind of technologies best suited for their type of mining project, no matter what stage of development. For this reason, the technology partnership is critical. With the right partner and right platform, juniors and mid-tiers can become more connected, efficient, and competitive mining operators set up for success.
Fundamental to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform is its collaborative nature. We understand that there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution. And that’s important to mining, as every mine and mine development project is unique, especially for juniors and mid-tiers.
Automation of operations, aggregation of data, embedding of predictive analysis in mine planning – these are highly complex change management processes, involving many stakeholders not just within the mining business, but across its supply chain. With Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform, we map out all these data in a 3D virtual environment.
By providing one unified 3D view, one “single source of truth” of all the mine’s data and information, the 3DEXPERIENCE platform enables a deeper understanding of the mine’s varied operations. This helps to enhance connectivity and foster collaboration amongst its teams. All these can go a long way in facilitating the business outcomes that will optimise the value of the mine’s resources.
No matter what size or development stage the mining project is in, going digital is the best way forward for its future in this industry.
See you next at IMARC 2018!
Missed us at Diggers & Dealers or want to meet us again? Join us at the 5th International Mining and Resources Conference from 29 October to 1 November, 2018. As a key technology solutions provider in the global mining industry, Dassault Systèmes is proud to be the Plenary Theatre sponsor of IMARC 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Find out more about the event.
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