Case Studies

Modular’s DISPATCH FMS Helps Drummond Coal Achieve Significant Production Gains

Modular’s DISPATCH FMS Helps Drummond Coal Achieve Significant Production Gains

Long-time customer Drummond Ltd. Colombia sought Modular’s help in reducing the amount of time wasted during the two daily shift changes at their Mina Pribbenow and Mina El Descanso sites. After analyzing the mines’ processes and workflows and installing the DISPATCH FMS’ Parkup and Lineup Management modules, Drummond experienced a dramatic turnaround in shift-change efficiency and a production increase of approximately 120K Bank Cubic Meters (BCMs) of additional material moved per month.

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Events

Modular to Exhibit and Present at Mining Indaba 2018

Modular to Exhibit and Present at Mining Indaba 2018

Modular’s Mining Services team will feature our new Mine Plan Compliance program at Mining Indaba 2018. Are you going to Mining Indaba? Visit us in booth 1208 to learn about our new technology-based approach to mine consulting, and catch Sergio Rojas (Solution Manager, Modular Mining Systems) in the Roof Terrace Room on 6 February, from 14:45 – 15:00, for a presentation about “Implementation of Modular Mining Planning Compliance Program.”

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Press Releases

Modular’s DISPATCH FMS to Displace a Competitive System at Two Brazilian Mining Operations

Modular’s DISPATCH FMS to Displace a Competitive System at Two Brazilian Mining Operations

Tucson, Arizona – February 7, 2018 | Modular Mining Systems announced today that it will install its DISPATCH® Fleet Management system (FMS) at two affiliated iron ore mines in Brazil, replacing the Hexagon/Devex system in use at both locations. The DISPATCH FMS will supersede the systems on more than 100 pieces of equipment, including 34 trucks, 32 auxiliary units, and 19 shovels. The DISPATCH system’s fleet optimization functionality will be augmented by the Speed Management, Prestart Checklist, Fuel Service Management, Material Blending, KPI Dashboards, Crew Line-Up, and Mine2Plan modules; enhancing the FMS’ safety, cost control, personnel management, and equipment utilization capabilities. In addition, Modular’s MineCare® Maintenance Management solution will provide proactive, real-time equipment health monitoring.

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Videos

MineCare 3 Overview

MineCare 3 Overview

The MineCare® 3 solution improves every aspect of your mine’s maintenance management process, providing the information and tools you need to respond to, track, document, research, resolve, and predict mobile equipment health issues. Turn data into information, and turn information into action. For more information, watch our MineCare 3 Overview video below.

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Webinars

4 Things to Consider when Evaluating a Collision Awareness System

4 Things to Consider when Evaluating a Collision Awareness System

With so many Collision Awareness systems available today, all striving to reduce and prevent vehicle collisions at your mine, how will you decide which to use? In this 30 minute webinar, Modular’s Robert Dunsch (Product Manager, Safety Systems) discusses:

  • The importance of a collision awareness system’s ability to differentiate true collision risks from mere proximity events
  • The risks and challenges that current proximity detection technologies present, especially for vehicle operators
  • Modular’s industry-leading, scenario-based approach that both predicts and helps prevent vehicle collisions
  • The benefits of implementing a safety technology that complements your existing practices

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