3D-P is proud to have been selected by Spring Creek Mine to deploy, support, and monitor a state-of-the-art wireless network at its Montana operation. Our client is utilizing our unique Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) offering, giving them access to the safety and productivity advantages of an industrial network without the upfront costs.
The Intelligent End Point – Our Tools in Action
Let’s look at a real-world example of our tools in action. The scenario is a miner who has brought an LTE network into their mining operation and has struggled with many issues.
Raising the Performance of LTE in Australian mines – It all comes to challenging the status quo
LTE provides undeniable benefits to users of all kinds. This includes a high level of predictability, QoS and connectivity at longer distances than Wi-Fi style networks.
5 ways to perform a site visit remotely
There is no doubt about it – it is difficult to be proactive in the management of your wireless network. Yet, it is more critical than ever to be efficient, especially with the ‘new normal’ world we are moving to While site visits might currently not be possible for many, we will review here 5…
The Cost of Supporting Your Network
3D-P works with a diverse, wide variety of clients – large to small, quarries to mines to airports, located all over the world – and during my tenure it has been very interesting to note both the differences, and commonalities between the clients and the diverse solutions we employ. For example, no matter the industry,…
Stop Guessing the Impact of the Changes Made to Your Site
Whether you are identifying and fixing coverage issues, or trying to measure the performance of your wireless network the current set of tools available to you can be expensive, lacking in functionality, or extremely time consuming. 3D-P’s Managed Services offering of Network Performance Analysis Toolkit (NPAT) as a service aims to help you understand your…
Supporting Autonomy with a mission-critical network
While mining applications initially required only basic telemetry to transmit data, the rise of more complex applications, including fleet management, resulted in a requirement for better performing networks. The recent introduction of remote control and autonomous applications just increased the difficulty of the challenge.
Reliable connectivity for your mobile applications: Where do you start?
While we all dream of the day where we can buy just one thing to solve our communications challenges in the mining environment, we all know the design specification for the silver bullet is a long way off (as in “that’s never going to happen”). So where does that leave us? Well it’s a matter…
More ways to bring your CFO to tears Part 2. Do your shareholders want to know about failed Proof of Concept projects or smart business leadership?
All jokes aside, now heading into the twilight years of my career I have the unique honour of being asked my opinion about various subjects in my area of experience and some may say expertise. For anyone that knows me, you will get that I am driven from a place of always trying to do…