Rio Tinto Plc. (RTPPF.PK, RIO.L, RIO, RTNTF.PK) said it would begin mining big data at its world-first Analytics Excellence Centre in Pune, India to enhance equipment productivity across its global operations.
In order to enhance productivity across its global operations, mining giant Rio Tinto will begin mining big data at its world Analytics Excellence Centre.
Rio Tinto group executive technology and innovation Greg Lilleyman said, “The Analytics Excellence Centre will allow us to extract maximum value from the data we are capturing around the performance of our equipment, making our operations more predictable, efficient and safer.
“This is a world-first for the mining industry and is all part of Rio Tinto’s relentless pursuit of productivity gains across our businesses.
“The Centre will help us predict the future through the use of advanced data analytic techniques to pinpoint with incredible accuracy the operating performance of our equipment. Our aim is to run more efficient, smarter and safer mining operations and provide greater shareholder returns.
“This is bringing the world of tomorrow to today. We’re combining human experience with machine intelligence and providing more support to our operations.”
The Centre is the latest phase of Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future™ programme, which is dedicated to finding advanced ways of improving safety and productivity.