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Taking Intelligence Underground

February 5, 2020

First-of-its-kind ore handling solution puts safety first at one of the world’s largest copper and gold mines.

Pacific Coast Expands its Exporting Operation

January 13, 2020

The logistics company is improving flexibility, safety and efficiency by moving operators from the cab to the control room.

Quarry Invests in Intelligent Motor Control

June 4, 2019

Boral recently invested in an intelligent motor control solution to improve uptime and leverage the longevity and compliance provided by the latest motor control technology.

Data Sharing Revolutionises Plant Maintenance

June 3, 2019

Data sharing revolutionises maintenance at Hydro Extrusion & Components Nenzing, where centrally controlled operational data enhances maintenance operations.

Arkansas Steel Improves Process With Analytics

March 1, 2018

Arkansas Steel needed to improve workforce utilization and make continuous improvements. Software from Rockwell Automation helped increase yield by at least 3 percent.

Connected Enterprise Improves Sinter Plant

January 2, 2018

Connected, integrated control solution delivers greater process precision, enhanced energy management and comprehensive data-capture capabilities at Ukrainian sinter plant.

Energy Efficiency in Modern Manufacturing Plant

October 1, 2017

Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik provides innovative aluminium forging solutions for the automotive industry.

Mountain View Quarries Enhances Productivity

September 26, 2017

A state of the art crushing and processing plant incorporates the latest technologies in intelligent motor control.

Rockwell Automation Improves Hydraulic System

August 29, 2017

Thanks to Rockwell Automation servo drives and AC drives, Neotecman has reduced the design, installation and setup time of its hydraulic stamping equipment.

Intelligent Motor Control Simplifies Operations

July 21, 2017

The E300 electronic overload relay helped to efficiently synchronize data between installed machines and devices.

Anglo American Upgrades to PlantPAx DCS

June 19, 2017

Anglo American is one of the world's largest mining operations in the world with a capacity to produce 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year.

Phosphate Producer Modernizes DCS and HMI

May 11, 2017

The Mosaic Company enhances decision-making capabilities and reduces alarms by 50 percent with modern DCS.

MRA Pioneers Train Load Out Automation Technology

May 8, 2017

Automating the train load out process delivers improved capacity, profitability and safety at Anglo American’s German Creek mine.

Cost Effective Process Safety Solution Delivered

December 22, 2016

Inspec Solutions, a leading steel producer, addresses safety concerns and gains easily expandable solution, with less cost and engineering effort.

Tata One Step Closer to The Connected Enterprise

December 14, 2016

InControl Systems deployed a modernised Rockwell Automation-based kiln control system at Tata Steel addressing obsolescence & reliability.

Plantwide Control For Arrium’s Iron Knob Mine

December 1, 2016

Designing, installing and commissioning modular crushing and screening equipment to process and stockpile hematite iron ore with minimal downtime.

New Technology Enhances Profile Machining

August 15, 2016

TPS delivers a world first, automated, robotic solution for machining long length aluminium extruded profiles utilizing the Rockwell Automation motion control and drives product portfolios.

Technology Drives Mineral Processing Productivity

August 1, 2016

Developing an innovative application to advance mineral processing quality and recovery for mines around the world.

Process Automation System Streamlines Production

June 17, 2016

New system from Rockwell Automation helps 14 disparate mining buildings operate on a single, unified control system.

Anglo Platinum Gains Production Intelligence

June 1, 2016

The world's largest platinum producer implemented the PlantPAx process automation system, gaining access to data to track recipes in real time and make adjustments as needed.

Aluminium Bahrain Migrates Network & Control

May 9, 2016

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), one of the largest single-site aluminum smelters in the world, upgraded its network and controls, addressing obsolescence and downtime.

Mine Implements Technology to Keep the Lights On

March 29, 2016

Variable frequency drives help coal mine in Wyoming reduce energy consumption and lower unplanned downtime while helping increase safety.

New Ventilation-on-Demand System for Mine

February 18, 2016

BESTECH delivers energy-saving system to mining giant Vale.

Mining and Metals Company Digs for Data

December 1, 2015

FactoryTalk EMI software helps focus resources during downtime events, improve asset availability.

Mining Operation Gains New Control System

December 1, 2015

Anglo American Minas-Rio System, one of the most important mining operations in the world gains the capacity to produce 26.5 million tons of iron ore per year

Condition Monitoring Solution Minimizes Downtime

October 22, 2015

Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group improves overall productivity of coal loading operation with minimal onsite personnel at the Port of Newcastle.

OneSteel Whyalla Upgrades Skip Hoist Control

October 22, 2015

Rockwell Automation provides a cost effective solution that met and exceeded current safety requirements.

OEM Solution: INCO Engineering

October 21, 2015

INCO Engineering designs and builds modern mining hoists and complete systems for vertical and inclined transport in mines.

Project Magnet Extends Life of Whyalla Steelworks

October 21, 2015

Rockwell Automation delivers an integrated pit to port solution to provide a new lease on life for Whyalla Steelworks.

Volcan Mining Company Gains Integrated Control

September 30, 2015

Volcan Mining Company's uses the PlantPAx process automation system, which provides integrated control across a new facility, from crushing the raw ore to molding the silver bullion.

Peak Gold Benefits From New Process Control

September 28, 2015

Peak Gold Mine implemented an advanced process control solution that increased production and cost savings and improved environmental efficiency.

AGL Loy Yang Upgrades Mine Conveyor

September 27, 2015

AGL Loy Yang upgraded its drive and control systems to provide the additional power required to operate an extended conveyor.

Galvani Saves 30% in Project Costs With PlantPAx

July 17, 2015

Galvani replaces its control system with the PlantPAx® process automation system, delivering a contemporary solution and data collation and helping save 30% in project implementation costs.

Production Intelligence Reduces Reporting Time

May 8, 2015

Mining company reduces manual reporting time by 80 percent with production intelligence software.

Crane Infrastructure Rejuvenated

April 14, 2015

Steel company sees reduced maintenance, increased speed and greater stock turnover thanks to updated crane control system.

Steel Manufacturer Cuts Energy Usage by 3 Percent

March 13, 2015

A major steel manufacturer used an energy-management system to reduce energy consumption and costs at one of the world’s largest steel plants.

Gold Fields Reduces Control System Risk

February 2, 2015

Seamless integration of field devices, control, visualisation, reporting and performance monitoring helps South Deep Gold Mine become more efficient.

CEMEX Increases Sustainability Targets

January 5, 2015

CEMEX benefits from Integrated Architecture approach from Rockwell Automation.

OEM Solution: Roeslein

January 1, 2015

Innovative modular approach speeds design and delivery of aluminum can manufacturing systems.

Europe’s Fastest Shingle Production Line

December 1, 2014

ControlLogix PAC capability copes with high speed and uniform tension demands while addressing 2,000 I/O

Centria Coating Services Uses Off-Site Support

September 1, 2014

Coating services provider implements off-site support to monitor systems, reduce line stoppages.

AMCOL Predicts Equipment Failure

June 2, 2014

Dynamix™ Condition Monitoring Surveillance System from Rockwell Automation® Saves Maintenance and Capital Cost at AMCOL Bentonite Mill

Sudbury Nickel Mine Optimizes Efficiency

June 2, 2014

Sudbury nickel mine achieves optimal levels of productivity with a comprehensive control and information solution. This greenfield project serves as benchmark for future mine development.

AIC Conquers Complexity and Time

May 1, 2014

Indian greenfield steel rolling mill deploys state-of-the-art integrated control solution and achieves optimal production rate within days of hot testing.

Manufacturer Future-Proofs New Metal Press

April 1, 2014

North American Tillage Tools future-proofs new metal press with flexible control platform and safety automation

Refinery upgrades DCS System

August 1, 2013

ASARCO improves maintainability and repeatability of its copper purification system. PlantPAx process automation system retrofit optimizes bismuth recovery.

ALD Deploys Integrated Control Solution

July 1, 2013

Vacuum technology company deploys integrated, single-platform, Logix-based solution for the control of automation, safety, process and motion.

Drives Power Underground Mining Control System

May 1, 2013

Intermountain Electronics overcomes underground mining space constraints with a horizontal application of variable frequency drives

MES Helps Steel Processor Improve

February 1, 2013

Leading Italian steel processing company sees improvements in costs, time, quality, visibility, scheduling and logistics

Manufacturing Intelligence Increases OEE Accuracy

October 1, 2012

Manufacturing intelligence increases accuracy of OEE data for a cement manufacturer by providing automatic data collection and real-time reporting.

Vulcan Materials Company

April 1, 2012

The Cement Grinding Control Application from Rockwell Automation assists the leading cement producer in achieving significant gains through automated control.

BESTECH Delivers New Ventilation-on-Demand System

August 3, 2011

Learn how BESTECH implemented Ventilation-On-Demand to help Vale reduce energy costs and maintain a safe underground operation.

Ash Grove Cement Improves Reliability

July 1, 2008

Rockwell Automation solution provides cement manufacturer with initial savings of $250,000 and over 90 percent uptime.