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Wabtec Digital Mine on the evolution of Collision Awareness Systems in Mining

Date Tue 11 May 2021, 14:00
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Wabtec Digital Mine on the evolution of Collision Awareness Systems in Mining

About the Webinar

Collision Awareness Systems are broadly used by most of the large mining companies who are demanding improved capabilities from their systems.  In addition to enhancing safety and saving lives, collision awareness systems can have an economic impact and help validate the effectiveness of operator training.

There is an industry need for the introduction of technology that provides advisory instructions and control intervention to stop the vehicle in high risk scenarios, meeting EMERT Level 8 and 9 requirements and further enhancing the safety of operation of heavy equipment.

In this webinar we will review the advances in collision awareness technology and share the roadmap of where the technology is going for operator-controlled vehicles.  In addition, we look at the experience that Miners have had with the use of collision awareness systems – benefits, operator acceptance and overall impact on operations.  They have experienced a significant decrease in vehicle interaction, improvements in operator situational awareness, and have been able to focus their operator training to reduce risk.

Join this interactive webinar to see a live demonstration of Wabtec’s Digital Mine Collision Awareness Solution suite. This informative session will provide an opportunity to learn, see and engage in the future of Digital Mine.

Who should attend and why?

Wabtec’s Collision Awareness Solutions, CAS, can assist in managing Vehicle Interaction (VI) Risk at levels 7-9 in the EMESRT VI risk control hierarchy, levels 1-6 being the mine site controls which need to be mature as CAS should not be viewed as a silver bullet solution.  CAS can enable Increased Safety of Operations in order to achieve ‘ZERO-HARM’ objectives with reduced safety incidents related to Vehicle Interactions.  Finally, CAS can assist in Cost Avoidance with reduced safety & metal-to-metal incidents and subsequent production loss from these incidents. 

If you are interested in driving towards ‘zero-harm’ by safeguarding your Miners, equipment and infrastructure with Wabtec’s Environmental Health & Safety Solutions then join this webinar.  Solutions discussed will include proximity detection equipment and strategies around pro-actively identify Collision Avoidance scenarios. 

Wabtec Digital Mine Business Overview:

Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for mining, freight and the transit rail industry. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the ‘pit to port’ transformation process.   

Wabtec Digital Mine leverages decades of mining experience, cutting-edge data science and analytics technology to offer a full suite of solutions ranging from Asset Performance Management, Operations Performance Management & Collision Awareness Solutions. Digital Mine solutions help Miner’s operate safely, reduce costs, improve availability and reliability while managing risk and maximizing asset performance, and optimising $/ton.  Our intelligent real-time monitoring allows operators to make data-driven decisions that improve equipment reliability and optimize operations. It combines machine sensors, connectivity, data capture, visualization and analytics to support management of an asset’s lifecycle.

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Kevin Shikoluk: Kevin Shikoluk currently serves as Global Product & Marketing Director for Wabtec’s Digital Mine, formerly GE Transportation.  Kevin is responsible for driving new product development, positioning and strategy for the business.  Kevin is passionate about delivering digital solutions and honing in on Machine Learning strategies that help mining operations run more efficiently and safely.  In addition, Kevin has close to 8 years serving the Digital Mine space. 

Gavin de Haas:  Gavin de Haas currently serves as Global African Sales Director for Wabtec’s Digital Mine, formerly GE Transportation.  Gavin is responsible identifying commercial opportunities and aligning Wabtec’s solutions with the market need.  Gavin is keen to help customers turn challenges into new and sustainable business opportunities by sharing best safety practices around the globe.  In addition, Gavin has close to 20+ years serving the Mining, Energy & OEM space

Gavin de Haas – Global Sales Director Africa