Five-point action plan to decarbonise South African mining November 2023, ABB South Africa Decarbonising the mining industry requires a purposeful methodology combined with a suite of solutions. ABB’s automation and digital portfolio empowers miners to succeed in their all-electric ambitions.
Implementing industrial-grade cybersecurity November 2023, Emerson Automation Solutions Increasing capability and connectivity generate greater cybersecurity concerns. Internet connectivity and the adoption of Wi-Fi on the plant floor opens doors for bad actors to access all types of digital assets. Whereas in years past the availability of industrial digital devices was paramount, today confidentiality and integrity play equally important roles.
How far can ML and AI go in food & beverage? November 2023 AI can date its origins back to the 1950s. What we are actually seeing today are the results of decades of research and technological developments. When it comes to the food and beverage sector, things are no different and more businesses are reaping the benefits of AI technologies.
Creating intelligence in oil and gas November 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa The oil and gas industry plays a major role in the global economy, and has in recent years come under increasing pressure to meet sustainability targets, while still maintaining high levels of operations and lowering the end-to-end lifecycle costs of its assets. Fortunately, thanks to advances in connectivity and digital analytics, they can move towards a position that allows them to enter the next phase of advanced organisational and process management in tandem with sustainability goals.
Unleashing the future of mining November 2023, RJ Connect With the demand for critical minerals for the clean energy transition surging, the World Bank predicts a 500% increase in their production by 2050. For the mining industry, this means unprecedented growth. But it also faces a plethora of internal and external challenges. In response to these constant changes, mining operations are proactively embracing digital transformation, leveraging technologies such as automation, unmanned systems and AI for image recognition to enhance operational efficiency and safety.
How the evolving cloud is driving growth November 2023 Cloud technology has become a driving force for South African companies to adapt their IT infrastructure. They are blending cloud services with on-premises solutions to harness the best from a multi-cloud, hybrid world. The conversation now is is about figuring out the optimal blend.
Process automation for sustainable mining November 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa Process automation plays a vital role in making the mining industry more sustainable. By leveraging advanced automation systems, mining companies can optimise resource utilisation, minimise energy consumption, and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Futureproofing networks November 2023, RJ Connect The rise of smart manufacturing has seen a growing number of cyberthreats in the industrial sector as an unintended consequence of the convergence of IT and OT. While this achieves better efficiency and creates greater value, it also exposes traditionally isolated OT systems to all kinds of cyberattacks.
Megatrends shaping the auto industry November 2023, Editor's Choice The automotive industry is in the midst of a technology-driven revolution that will not only advance the safety and sustainability of transportation, but also transform how consumers interact with their vehicles and the OEM brands behind them.
Smart manufacturing: the future is now November 2023 Intelligent technologies at a device layer are disrupting the manufacturing industry by managing and monitoring production outputs and keeping operational costs down.
Enhancing safety and productivity in mining operations November 2023 Modern technology has become an integral part of mining operations, ensuring safety and improving productivity. Booyco Electronics, a leading player in proximity detection solutions, is at the forefront of these innovations with its gamechanging offering, the BEAMS software solution.
Classifying data effectively to leverage value October 2023 As the understanding that data insights can drive leadership and innovation gains traction, businesses have become increasingly data focused. While data collection is nothing new, the reality is that many organisations have no idea what data they have, where it is located, and how it can be most effectively leveraged.
Responsible and ethical AI process automation October 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa By using machine learning (ML) and complex algorithms to analyse structured and unstructured data, businesses can use the decision-making engine of AI to develop a knowledge base and formulate predictions based on the data.
Harnessing generative AI in the enterprise October 2023 AI has certainly been hitting the headlines in 2023. What about in an enterprise environment? How can businesses harness the potential power of this truly transformative technology, and to what end?
Fortify your defences October 2023 In today’s interconnected world, network security is of paramount importance for businesses. It is crucial for businesses to adopt robust network security best practices to protect their sensitive data and critical systems.
Enabling machine builders to detect machine issues October 2023, Industrial Data Xchange (IDX) The new Talk2M Visualisation functionality enables machine builders to easily visualise machine data to study trends, create dashboards, set up alarms, and provide user-controlled access to any aspect of the customers’ machines.
Gen AI for business-to-business October 2023 Advancements in applications like Chat GPT have fuelled a surge in interest surrounding Generative Artificial Intelligence. However, while a lot of buzz is being driven in the consumer space, the B2B market remains largely untapped.
Monitoring operational performance October 2023, Emerson Automation Solutions Emerson has expanded the capabilities of its AgileOps Operations Management software in its newest release. AgileOps version 5 delivers improved functionality across its reporting features, interface and enterprise connectivity to help users deliver value more quickly and easily across their operations.
Getting results with process optimisation and AI October 2023, Loesche South Africa , Editor's Choice Cement is one of the most energy-intensive industries, and a typical cement plant consumes around 100 kWh of energy for each ton of production. LOESCHE’S software solution systems can automatically assess a vertical roller mill’s process parameters and help optimise power consumption, improve maintenance, reduce environmental issues and make the process sustainable.