giuseppe campanelli
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Giuseppe Campanelli
President North and Central America
Metso Outotec
Mexico will be part of a larger family, from Canada to Panama, responsible for the success of each of its members.
pekka vauramo
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Pekka Vauramo
President & CEO
Metso Outotec
Metso Outotec offers a comprehensive package of solutions for every step of the minerals process, from ore to metal.
synergy
News Article
Metso Outotec, a leader in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies has begun operations.
outotec
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Jan Van Niekerk
Director of Gold Process Solutions
Outotec
Recovery rates can become so low that projects cease to be viable. BIOX can increase rates to over 90 percent.
w rehn
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Warren Rehn
President and CEO
Golden Minerals Company
Golden Minerals looks forward to becoming the first company on the North American continent to install and use a BIOX circuit at its operations.
Digitalization and automation
Roundtable
Jari Moilanen
Jari Moilanen
Director of Digital Plant at Outotec

Digitalization can help as smart plants and operations reduce the number of operators required. But there is the prevalence of the syndrome of proven technology. All companies want to benefit from new technologies but no one wants to be the first to try them. They know that digitalization can greatly benefit the industry, but they are not quite sure how. So, we make sure to speak directly with our customers to create a common understanding of the problem and, step-by-step, to start building a solution that will provide continuous improvement. The idea is to incorporate digitalization throughout the whole value chain to also gather integrated data.

Digitalization and automation are becoming essential in mine operations.
Richard-Booth
Roundtable
Richard-Booth
Richard Booth
Managing Director for North and South America
MMD Mineral Sizing Central America

I believe the biggest problem is that mines try to cut costs excessively. Sometimes the highest cost in an operation is personnel, due to the number of people needed but also the impact unions can have on production. Understandably, many mines want to automate their processes to reduce costs and increase safety. With the FMSL, autonomous or semi-autonomous trucks are spotted using the latest 3D cameras and RFID sensors to assist accurate truck alignment. Distanced from the shovel operation, truck drivers (if present) can enjoy a safer and more controlled working environment, as they are separated from the swinging shovel bucket. Our goal is to ensure the FMSL can be controlled by a single shovel operator. With personnel reduced and autonomous trucks introduced, site safety is greatly increased.

Mexico Mining Review asked the industry leaders about the main problems operators are facing in ramping up productivity and how technology and…
Jari Moilanen
Insight
Jari Moilanen
Director of Digital Plant
Outotec
“All companies want to benefit from new technologies but no one wants to be the first to try them”
Fernando Alanís
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Fernando Alanís
CEO
Industrias Peñoles
Industrias Peñoles is the largest gold and lead producer. Its subsidiary, Fresnillo, the largest silver producer in the world
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