Wabtec’s Digital Mine collaborates with Stone Three to help expand solutions that help increase yield and optimize process
Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) announced today that its Digital Mine organization is collaborating with Stone Three to further expand reach and capabilities around optimizing mineral processing plants through machine vision based smart sensor technology, consultative data analysis and advanced process control services.
Maintaining their shared commitment to customers, the agreement entered between Wabtec and Stone Three will allow Wabtec to promote and identify new hardware and software opportunities within the Stone Three portfolio to help mining customers deliver quantifiable outcomes across their value chain.
The agreement builds on a relationship of successful collaboration between Wabtec and Stone Three, where the businesses have seen momentum in their efforts to help mine sites connect people, process and technology in key regions such as South Africa and Australia.
The collaboration will enable Wabtec to tap into and offer Wabtec’s mining customer base a wide range of capabilities from Stone Three, such as machine vision solutions including froth sensors, particle size analyzers, volumetric material analyzers and bubble sizers that measure and optimize mineral extraction processes for the mining industry.
“In the climate of COVID-19, remote monitoring of operations while driving productivity has become increasingly relevant. Our combined offering will offer new features that help mitigate the effect of COVID-19 on mining operations” said Doug Hanson, VP & General Manager for Digital Mine. “In addition, Stone Three has a highly skilled team of specialists in place that can support with process diagnostics and integration with advanced process control platforms, in order to deliver actionable insights and outcomes-based solutions.”
“Through this collaboration between Wabtec and Stone Three, we are showing our commitment to modernizing the mining industry by leveraging Wabtec’s expertise in Operations Performance Management and Process Optimization to further advance technology and innovation” commented Derick Moolman, Stone Three Group CEO.
Along the entire rock to dock transportation journey – from mining ore to maximizing plant productivity – from ports to intermodal terminals – mainline locomotives and railcars – to train yards and operation centers – Wabtec is accelerating the future of transportation and mining delivering outcomes that are important for the industry. This collaboration brings Wabtec one step closer towards recognizing this vision.
About Wabtec Corporation
Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. 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 digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Along with its industry-leading portfolio of products and solutions for the rail and transit industries, Wabtec is a leader in mining, marine and industrial solutions. Visit the company’s new website at: www.WabtecCorp.com.
Wabtec Media Contact
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About Stone Three
Stone Three is an industrial IoT company that leverages its extensive domain knowledge, data science and enterprise software expertise, and device capabilities to develop sustainable solutions for repeating problems in key global industries. Our company is firmly rooted in signal processing, enterprise software engineering and deep domain expertise in the mining, healthcare, maritime and communication industries. Visit the company’s website at: www.stonethree.com/