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    AUTONOMOUS OPERATIONS: Wenco, Oxbotica to develop solution for mining

    June 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems and Oxbotica have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop the world’s first Open Autonomy solution for mining. This industry-leading system is expected to provide flexible and efficient autonomous deployments for mining. The

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    SOFTWARE: Thiess selects Wenco system for Chilean mine

    March 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Wenco, a technology solutions company, is expanding its South American presence with Thiess, the world’s largest mining contractor, selecting the Wenco Mine Performance Suite to run its operations at Antofagasta’s Centinela open-pit mine in northern Chile. Antofagasta contracted

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    TECHNOLOGY: Wenco moves into Brazil with TecWise partnership

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems has created a new partnership with TecWise Sistemas de Automaçãon, a leading provider of technology and communications systems to the Latin American mining industry. This new agreement makes TecWise the exclusive distributor of Wenco

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment

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    DATA MANAGEMENT: Why open standards are essential to the mining industry’s future.

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From Wenco International Mining Systems comes this thoughtful essay on data management. The complete report is a “must read” for modern miners, so follow the link at the bottom of this item. VANCOUVER – Lately, every mining executive we connect

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    TECHNOLOGY: How small to medium mines drive improvement with data technology

    November 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Modern mining is a complex process. Distinct departments, each with their own systems and procedures, need to work in concert to extract ore and convert it into a worthwhile commodity. The activities of block modeling, mine planning, drilling

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    SOFTWARE: How Wenco’s System 6 handles data differently

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco takes users under the hood to explain how the updates in System 6 handle mining data differently, extracting new value from analytics and laying the groundwork for autonomous mining. System 6 sets data interoperability front and centre

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    TRUCKS: Hitachi, Wenco complete successful autonomous haulage tests

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Wenco International Mining Systems announces the successful completion of trials of Hitachi Construction Machinery’s autonomous mine haul trucking program developed in conjunction with Wencomine dynamic dispatch fleet management software. Hitachi purchased Wenco in 2009, and has been

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    Choose what to measure to avoid information overload

    June 1, 2017 by Devon Wells

    Mine maintenance is different in the 21st Century. The explosion of data technology means that technicians can monitor virtually any aspect of their equipment. Speed and engine hours came first, but now mines are measuring everything – from fuel depletion

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    TRAINING: Wenco’s e-learning advantage

    May 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Ever wondered how e-learning can help the mining industry? Delegates at the 2017 CIM convention found the answers. Wenco International Mining Systems of Richmond, B.C., took the opportunity to invite people to hear the behind-the-scenes details of the

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    SOFTWARE: Wenco’s Avoca creates business intelligence for mining

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Last April, Wenco International released the Avoca Intelligence Suite — a business intelligence and analytics platform, built just for mining. Since then, a lot of folks have asked us about business intelligence and why the mining industry needs its own solution. So,

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    SOFTWARE: Australian mine chooses Wenco’s Avoca intelligence suite

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, BC – Wenco is pleased to announce that its Avoca intelligence suite has been selected for use as the business intelligence system at Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Maules Creek chose Avoca Intelligence Suite due to the