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.
LTE vs Wi-Fi and the Hybrid Network
LTE and Wi-Fi type technologies have been prevalent in mining for a number of years now, but each has its limitations, pros, and cons. By using innovative tools and technologies, hybrid networks can enhance connectivity beyond any single technology and eliminate significant limitations. These innovative wireless concepts are becoming a reality and could be the…
3D-P Begins Complete Network Upgrade at Wyoming Coal Mine
3D-P has been selected to perform a complete network overhaul at a Wyoming Coal Mine. To meet the demand for coal, our customer is increasing its fleet size. This expansion requires an improved, highly reliable network.
Wireless Connectivity in Mining – Forum and Discussion
Watch our panel of experts at 3D-P as they have an open forum and discussion around wireless connectivity in mines.
The Intelligent End Point – It’s not just a bullet proof radio
Let’s face it, 3D-P’s Intelligent End Points (IEPs) are as rugged as all get out. Hopefully, you will have seen them in action on YouTube as we shoot them, drop them out of planes, throw them in a lake and blow them up with a civil war canon.
Supporting the performance of your mine with Network-as-a-Service
Remote work and cost cutting can affect the performance of the wireless network you rely on for your operations. Allocated budget might be postponed, personnel count reduced, yet your operations need to perform more efficiently than ever. Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) might help you address those challenges by ensuring you rely on a technology solution that provides…
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,…
5 Cost-Effective Ways to Protect the Performance of your Wireless Network
As covered in previous blogs, the performance of a mine’s wireless network typically decreases with time. This is caused by a number of factors, but one of the most common is a lack of dedicated personnel. It’s often someone’s part-time job to ‘keep the network up and running’. Initially this may be fine, but over…
Why wireless connectivity for your digital mine doesn’t have be complex and expensive
Mining influencers, conferences, magazines all talk about the need for miners to digitalize at the risk of losing market share to competition. This statement can be overwhelming and individual circumstances should be applied to it. Miners might raise some of the following questions: 1) what does digitalization really mean?, 2) how does it apply to…