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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Can M2M Prevent Messy Environmental Spills (and PR Crises)?

A North American mining company is finding itself in a very tough position. According to a news reports, its mining tailing pond burst, sending an estimated 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of toxic silt

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Tracking the Safety of Mining Workers in the Sub-Saharan Countryside

Any company operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can tell you one thing with certainty – the country lacks some of the infrastructure that is needed for operating safely and efficiently. While it is a country with

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Mobile Workforce Trends: (In-Field) Information is Power

It’s no secret that transportation, utility and energy are witnessing significant gains by deploying mobile field service solutions that increase productivity and profitably while decreasing costs. But according to a new study by the Aberdeen Group entitled Service Lifecycle Excellence: Resolution at

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Satellite Monitoring for Remote Water Pumps in Ecuador

Interesting satellite water monitoring application highlighted over at ReachBeyond.org, which improves efficiency, reduces site visits and helps people in need. The system uses satellite technology to “enable quicker detection of maintenance issues and to save unnecessary travel time and expense for

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