eNews #7

October 25, 2016

Record tonnages achieved (Tritton Mine Site case study)

Familiar with RCT systems, which have successfully been used throughout the mine, the site chose to implement additional RCT Smart Technology to solve the issue at hand.

“We are very happy with the improvements being made in tonnages by using RCT’s solution, with between 12,000 and 15,000 tonnes extra ‘bogging’ being achieved over shift change in a typical month, that sees around 110,000 tonnes a month in total production.”
– Murray Cantwell, Tritton Underground Superintendent

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An insight into MINExpo 2016

About 400,000 people from more than 130 countries converged onto the Las Vegas Convention Centre to attend the premier world mining event – MINExpo 2016.The RCT team deemed MINExpo a roaring success, describing the event as “by far the best expo or event they have ever attended.”

The RCT team deemed MINExpo a roaring success, describing the event as “by far the best expo or event they have ever attended.”

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RCT retrofits dozer with remote technology

RCT’s River View project features on the front page of Coal Age Magazine’s September issue.

Full article published on page 40-41.

“We are lucky to have such an experienced team here at RCT, so we were able to draw on this extensive experience to create something that other remote companies said was virtually impossible.”
– John Androvich, RCT Custom Projects Manager

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Increasing mine safety and productivity in China

By utilising RCT’s ControlMaster® Teleremote system at White Mountain, productivity increased substantially with the site achieving a record of nearly 6,300 buckets in one month, which is equivalent to more than 60,000 tonnes of ore.

“White Mountain was the first Chinese mine to embrace the available hardware and technology and integrate it into the primary ore extraction tool. The perceived benefits in productivity were estimated between 25-30 per cent, meaning the system would pay for itself in less than six months.”
– Warren Uyen, White Mountain General Manager

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Accessing the inaccessible with Smart Technology

Canadian-based company Mandalay Resources implemented RCT’s ControlMaster® Teleremote and Guidance Systems to substantially increase ore recovery at its Costerfield gold-antimony mine in Victoria, Australia.

“Apart from improving ore recovery from previously inaccessible areas, Mandalay is pleased to give our staff the opportunity to learn new skills of operating Teleremote loaders, in the air conditioned environment of the Teleremote Operator Cabin.”
– Melanie McCarthy, Costerfield Operations Mine Manager

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