Dan Headrick

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ELDER DESIGN – Simplifying life for an aging population

Working to reshape the world for a rapidly aging global population, designers and engineers are learning to apply the concepts and technologies of their fields to address the clouding eyes, aching bodies and broad life experiences of the elderly. Modern design reflects the fact that today’s designers and engineers are being asked to do something …

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MANAGING BY METRICS Information management becomes mining’s greatest tool

Even the world’s most technologically sophisticated mining companies are coming to understand that people, equipped with the right information, hold the keys to success. In Nunavut, Canada, about 2,600 kilometers (1,616 miles) northwest of Toronto, a massive hauling truck broke down recently at the Meadowbank gold mine, threatening to cut production by 5%, which could …

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OYU TOLGOI: Massive Mongolian mine seen as a test case for ‘lean’ techniques

As the global mining industry pushes deeper and ranges farther for vital minerals, its leading firms are just beginning to adopt “lean” techniques – common for decades in manufacturing industries – for mining greater value from their operations.14 At Oyu Tolgoi on Mongolia’s vast, windswept South Gobi Desert, where nomads still watch over their herds, …

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Can Lean Manufacturing Transform the Mining Industry?

The concepts of Lean manufacturing can be applied to a wide variety of industries, including Mining.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2016/01/can-lean-manufacturing-transform-the-mining-industry/