MMG Mining (ASX:MMG) selected the N-Connex system for their Dugald River Zinc operation after conducting a detailed review of vendors and networking providers.
The large contract with Dugald River includes 40 Nodes (Distribution, Power and Battery) along with Access Points to provide initial coverage in 37 working levels. Expansion of the system will occur after commissioning which is schedule for August 2017.
Along with this large infrastructure installation Dugald River will also be installing a range of solutions from NLT including Tracking, Vehicle Management, Video Monitoring and Control. The solutions will monitor key performance statistics on haulage fleets, monitor strategic locations such as a magazine and paste fill controls, enable safety and productivity gains for knowing where key resources are and also enabling control of electrical equipment (eg Ventilation Fans)
The solution will also provide some fixed Cisco IP phones in strategic locations to connect with their surface site wide Cisco infrastructure.