Dundee Precious Metal’s flagship mine, in Chelopech, Bulgaria, produces a gold, copper, and silver concentrate set a goal to increase production by 30%. Dundee wanted to increase production quality and output without increasing headcount and resources, improve miner safety, and minimize cost.
Dundee Precious Metal (DPM) is a Canadian-based, international mining company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and mining and processing of precious metal properties, with more than 2,100 employees.
The foundation of the solution is a Cisco Unified Wireless network. Two hundred-eighty Cisco Aironet Wireless Access Points provide coverage along 50 kilometers of tunnels. The solution connects people, tracks the location of miners and vehicles, monitors vehicle status, and automates building controls.
|Miner location, equipment location, buckets usage, vehicle status, engine and oil temperature|