Proper positioning prevents poor performance
Since shovels and excavators directly contribute to mine productivity, they are some of the most important pieces of equipment on a mine site. Therefore, optimizing shovel productivity, uptime, and compliance to a plan can directly and significantly impact open-pit mining practices and productivity. While these optimization efforts are often difficult to execute effectively, advanced and emerging technologies and services are available that further enhance technological capabilities, helping mines turn optimization efforts into accomplishments.
Inefficient shovel cycles, difficult material identification, unclear progress line definitions, and extensive manual surveying are some of the challenges shovel and excavator operators face on a regular basis. High-precision machine-guidance solutions can help resolve these challenges by using GPS signals to provide equipment operators with impressive positional accuracy.
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