The value of private mobile radio networks for remote operations

international-mining-logoIan Carr, Managing Director of Team Simoco explains why reliable radio communications are essential in the remote operating environments of the mining sector. For the staff working in mining, dealing with environmental extremes is par for the course; storm-battered sites and sun-blistered deserts in some of the world’s most remote locations are the places of work they sign up to. In these remote outposts, staff depend upon having the right technology and infrastructure in place to be able to do their job, and to provide them with the safety mechanisms and support they need. Central to this is effective communications – it’s the linchpin that unites field engineers with an unseen operations centre far over the horizon. (more…)

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