Industrial Products

How blockchain technology amplifies mining industry efficiency

Written by Guy Halford-Thompson | Blockchain, Industrial Products, Metals & Mining

How blockchain technology amplifies mining industry efficiency by Guy Halford-Thompson originally appeared on Blockchain Pulse   The mining and metals sector has been around for thousands of years. As the founder of a tech company setting out to innovate the industry, I’m often asked why innovate given the industry’s continued success. At MineHub, we asked ourselves how can large companies adopt innovative technologies ...read more


How AI technology can make mining more productive

Written by Patrick Murphy | Industrial Products, Metals & Mining, Middleware...

For more than 150 years, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has provided equipment and engineering solutions to the mining and rock excavation industry. A lot has changed over the past century and a half, and today we’re so much more than an equipment, parts and service company. We’re now also in the business of providing ...read more


How to increase productivity and reduce costs with IoT and Maximo

Written by Asim Hussain and Haya Farouq Al-Fulaij | Chemicals & Petroleum, Industrial Products, Internet of Things (IoT)

Slumping oil prices and increasingly difficult-to-extract oil pose a major challenge to companies in the oil and gas industry. At Kuwait Oil Company, one way that we’re pursuing cost optimization is by embracing intelligent, Internet of Things (IoT)-based enterprise asset management (EAM) technology–not just for oil extraction and drilling, but in all our operations. Connecting ...read more


How to lift building IQs and improve people flow with high-tech AI

Written by Samu Salmelin | AI/Watson, Cloud, Industrial Products...

At KONE, our job is improving People Flow® in some of the world’s tallest buildings in the world’s largest cities. We know that even one elevator or escalator out of service can cause major headaches for the people that count on them to get from one place to another. That’s why we started working with ...read more


How AI technology promises to aid in finding gold

Written by Robin Fell | AI/Watson, Industrial Products

In my job as the Director of Strategic Technology Solutions at Goldcorp, a leading Canadian mining company, I am keenly aware that our industry lags behind most others in terms of the use of technology. Sadly, the joke is that in mining, innovation means bigger trucks. At Goldcorp, we’re on a journey of innovation. We’re ...read more


How AI transformed ABB customer support in just 90 days

Written by Babu Kuttala | AI/Watson, Analytics, Industrial Products

When most manufacturers think of using IT solutions to support their business, they generally focus on augmenting their physical assets, or upgrading their inventory or supply chain management systems. ABB is different. With our unified, cross-industry ABB Ability™ digital offering, ABB is transforming into a data-driven manufacturer. We want to use data to drive all ...read more


How cloud technology helps offer breakthrough system access

Written by David Selby | Cloud, Computer Services, Industrial Products

What do you know about industrial control systems? These control systems are the nerve center of almost every operation, from mining, refining, oil and gas to waste water systems. The seemingly simple job of maintaining a specific temperature in a refinery distillation column requires a complex system that knows the position and status of every ...read more


Flex sees IoT ecosystem as the future of manufacturing

Written by Bret Martin | AI/Watson, Analytics, Industrial Products

I believe that the Internet of Things, or IoT, is the future of manufacturing – we call it the Intelligence of Things. It’s also the future of healthcare, automotive safety, aerospace, telecommunications and pretty much every other industry sector. That’s why we’re positioning IoT everywhere at Flex. Global production, global headaches Most people have never ...read more


Advancing academic and industry research with AI

Written by Hossein Haj-Hariri | AI/Watson, Education, Industrial Products...

Students at the University of South Carolina’s College of Engineering and Computing are some of the best in the country, and even the world. As dean of the college, I think it’s critical for the university to support them by providing the richest and most advanced research opportunities possible. Our deep partnerships and long-term research ...read more