A decisive step

The Minerals Automation Standard

Summary: The Minerals Automation Standard is an innovative automation concept for ­mining that improves productivity, plant availability and efficiency. Standard automation and control system components from Siemens backed by years of experience and engineering know-how gained in projects in the cement and mining industries are at the heart of the concept.

Mining companies are facing a number of new challenges. Stricter environmental regulations as well as increasing complexity in mining and treatment processes are driving prices up. To counteract these developments, additional information from the different processes is needed. Transparency is therefore an important step on the way to higher productivity in all areas of the mining industry – from energy management and product quality through to the balance sheet at the end of the month. The Minerals Automation Standard ensures that Siemens delivers the right solution to meet the challenges of...

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