October 18, 2017 - Source: IT Brief Australia
Digging a little deeper - the role of network monitoring in mining
By George Wilson
" Like other industries, recently mining has been going through a technological shake up. In addition to improvements in automation and safety, sophisticated new IT solutions are boosting productivity and competitiveness whilst reducing operational costs. Case in point, Fortescue Metals Group - one such mining organisation that has reported enormous gains, including 10 and 20% increases in productivity alongside $30 million in annual cost savings, thanks to its deployment of advanced technologies across a number of mining sites. [...]"