Modular Commissions the DISPATCH® Underground Fleet Management System at a Large Gold Mine in Mexico
Tucson, Arizona – November 30, 2015
Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the successful commission of its DISPATCH® Underground 2015 Fleet Management system (FMS) at a large, high grade gold-silver mine in Sonora, Mexico.
The mine will leverage the DISPATCH Underground system’s real-time equipment, locations, material, and crew management capabilities to automate and manage its development and production workflows. The mine will also utilize the DISPATCH Underground FMS to monitor and manage the haulage operations of nearly 50 mobile equipment units. The mine’s mixed-manufacturer fleet consists of LHDs, trucks, drills, bolters, auxiliary units and foreman vehicles.
“In response to customer feedback, we’ve expanded our underground system beyond the management of production activities to provide similar gains in the development process,” said Neil Ferreira, Product Manager Fleet Management at Modular. “New workflow automation capabilities built for underground-specific mining activities and a fully redesigned user interface enable our customers to more easily manage a complex operation in a challenging environment,” he added.
Since its initial implementation in 1991 at the De Beers Finsch diamond mine (now owned by Petra Diamonds) in South Africa, Modular’s DISPATCH Underground system has been helping mines achieve their utilization and productivity goals. The DISPATCH Underground 2015 FMS, the latest evolution of the underground system released earlier this year, gives mines a higher degree of visibility into the development and production activities taking place below the surface.
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