Tag Archive: Lean manufacturing

Apr 04 2018

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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Mar 14 2018

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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Dec 05 2016

Megan Nichols

Lean Manufacturing Best Practices Help Save You Money

Discover lean best practices to minimize manufacturing mistakes and improve the overall value of one’s company.

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Mar 08 2016

Is the Automotive “Factory of the Future” Closer Than We Think?

The future might be closer than you think – here is a glimpse at what one automotive manufacturer has in planned for their next plant opening.

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Feb 23 2016

The Advantages of Procrastinating in a Fast-paced Manufacturing World

As a global manufacturer, there might be a few things you could learn from the insurance industry about risk management.

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