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...

Related articles:

advertorial / advertisement

Siemens – Go digital. Gain momentum.

Declining ore grades, price volatility, and a weakening global demand are just some of the major challenges the global mining industry is facing – while stakeholder expectations are rising at the...

Issue 2013-05

Siemens to equip copper mine in Peru

Hudbay S.A.C Peru, a subsidiary of Canadian Hudbay Minerals, has ordered tech-nical equipment from Siemens for the power supply and integrated automation at its Constancia copper mine in Peru. The...

Issue 2013-12

Shaft hoisting plant from Siemens

The Chinese Yitai Group has awarded Siemens Drives Technologies an order in the double-digit million range to install two shaft hoisting machines in a new coal mine. The drives for the Hong Qing He...

Issue 2013-05

Electrical equipment for Chile

The Siemens Drive Technologies division has been commissioned by CAP Mineria to supply the entire electrical system for the Cerro Negro Norte iron ore mine in the Chilean Atacama region. The plant,...


This is the last chance. Register now for the Smart Mining Conference 2019 in Aachen.

The Smart Mining Conference 2019 will highlight different approaches to digitisation and automation of mining processes. A broad range of mining technology providers and mine operators will provide...