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Mining Company Cuts Costs by 80% with Remote Monitoring of Groundwater Levels

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The following Case Study is by Pacific Data Systems, a leader in smart monitoring and control systems and ORBCOMM solution provider based in Brisbane, Australia. Download the full Case Study here. ConsultCorp* is a global group which provides practical solutions

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Remote Monitoring Best Practices: 5 Real World Scenarios

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The following excerpt is from the “Remote Monitoring Best Practice Guide” published by Australia’s Pacific Data Systems. Download the full Guide here. The applications for off-the-shelf, ‘plug & play’ remote monitoring systems are broad, limited only by the range of

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Remote Monitoring Best Practices: The Top 5 Challenges

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The following excerpt is from the “Remote Monitoring Best Practice Guide” published by Australia’s Pacific Data Systems. Download the full Guide here. For those in industries that collect and analyse data, especially in hard to reach, extreme or fragile environments,

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Smart Heavy Equipment Maintenance: Remote Monitoring Reduces Servicing Costs

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Remote monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. For example, take a look at the article about Komatsu’s remote monitoring system that appeared in the its Down to Earth magazine (see p.

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Remote Mining Operation Uses Satellite to Protect Workers and the Environment

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A multi-national mining corporation runs the longest continually operating sand mine in Australia. As part of operations, regular measurement of water quality and levels of bores is required to meet government regulations. Monitoring is also necessary to minimize any negative

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Oil & Gas: Remote Monitoring Investment Pays Off as Prices Fall

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All the talk of the oil price plunge presents a mixed bag of opportunity and survival for oil & gas companies. Consolidation in the sector is just one of the side effects of the price collapse and a number of

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Oil & Gas Monitoring: 8 Insights for Selecting a Web-based SCADA System

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The upstream oil and gas sector is becoming increasingly reliant on automation. According to a recent market report by ARC Advisory Group, automation expenditures in the exploration, production, and pipelines is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 8

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5 Ways To Improve Remote Mining Operations with Satellite Communication

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Mining sites are often located in some of the most remote locations in the world. These outlying locations make communication difficult when attempting to successfully connect people, equipment and the enterprise system via cellular or radio technology. However, going without

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Remote Monitoring and Big Data at the Core of SCADA Centers

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GE is taking their remote monitoring services to a whole new level. The machinery giant has opened three facilities around the world to provide 24 x 7 real-time monitoring and diagnostic services for its global base of 800 gas turbines

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Water Monitoring: Will New California Regs Stop the Disappearing Act?

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New legislation was passed last month that may just change the way that Californians treat their water. Designed to manage the state’s rapidly disappearing aquifers, the new regulations give local agencies the power to restrict groundwater pumping, shut down wells,

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