Friday, May 30, 2014

From the Schneider Electric blog: Advanced Process Control and Mineral Processing Applications

"Mining operations are becoming more complex. The decline in mineral grades, strict regulations and today’s economic scenario are demanding mining companies to optimize their operations, processes and use less consumables (from energy to reagents) and be more cost effective.
As an aggravating factor, the retiring workforce combined with the lack of qualified new professionals arriving to industrial sectors has become a major problem. Some studies consider that in a few years, the gap between required workforce and available applicants will be close to 30% in the mining industry."
read the full article here