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Don’t Let Predictive Maintenance Erode Your MTBF

Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is a closely monitored key performance indicator for mining operations.  MTBF is the sum of lengths of the operational periods divided by the number of observed failures.  In other words, it measures the mean time, in hours, from when a piece of equipmen...

An Optimistic Future Fuelled by a Bold New Era in Mining

“Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
 
As we head into the end of a tough year, there seem to be an endless number of stories painting pictures of doom and gloom in the mining industry.  In fact, millions of ...

AIMEX 2015: Dingo Presentation on Remote Asset Health Management

At AIMEX 2015, Austrade and Austmine worked together to organise two METS capability workshops, where Austmine members had the opportunity to present their offerings and expertise to an international delegation from India, China, Chile, Canada, PNG and Indonesia. The first workshop was around ...

Is increasing mining R&D the only hope for saving a stalling industry?

Published on 26 May, 2014 in Mining-Technology.com 
Adam Leach

Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani recently warned that innovation in the mining industry is coming at too sluggish a pace, and that the rising costs of extraction and transportation need to be add...

Anglo's Cutifani Calls For Acceleration of Innovation in Mining

In 2012 the Kellogg Innovation Network’s KIN Catalyst group, led by Peter Bryant, pulled together 45 innovative thinkers in Brazil from within and outside of mining to stimulate new thinking to address the challenges in the global resources sector. Mark Cu...

Mitigating the Risks of Wind Energy Growth

Originally appeared in the North American Clean Energy July/August 2013 Issue

By Lauren Berry, Travelers, Clean Energy & Technology practice

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Leveraging Big Data for Strategic Business Decisions

Collecting and analyzing information to influence business decisions - commonly referred to as "big data" - is revolutionizing the way businesses are run across the globe.  For asset-intensive...

Condition Based Component Change Case Study

One of the modules offered by Dingo’s Trakka® software, a cloud-based predictive analytical and workflow maintenance management tool, is the Condition Based Component Change (CBCC) Module.  CBCC allows for life process mapping, and evaluation of c...

Strategic Management of Lubrication Excellence in the Wind Energy Sector

Taken from a Dingo presentation at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition

By: Jeff Walkup

The U.S. Wind Energy Industry represents the global market of wind ...

Using Mobile Technology to Help Manage Condition Based Maintenance Data at the Wind Turbine

Taken from a Dingo presentation at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition

By: Colin Donnelly

Maintenance tasks performed on a wind turbine can be broken down i...

Condition Monitoring for Wind Turbine Technology - Managing the Gaps in Measured Data vs. ...

Taken from a Dingo presentation at the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan, April, 2013

By: Jeff Walkup

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How SAP® and Trakka® Combine to Streamline Mining Operations

Combine to Streamline Mining Operations

Dingo Software created the Trakka® tool to help mining and other asset-heavy industries track their projects, creating a more efficient and cost-effective workflow. While Trakka® has helped mining companies save m...

Asset Wellness™

Asset Wellness™

We have adopted this term, after doing some strategic planning and discussing with some of our advisors over the last few months.  As part of this exercise, we studied parallels in human beings, where people (and companies) are looking far ...

Mining experts use condition-based maintenance programs to control costs and make decisions

Interview with Peter Dale, maintenance manager at Newmont’s Batu Hijau mining complex

In today’s economic climate, DINGO continues to ask, “What are mining experts’ concerns? What is their focus? And how can a condition‐based asset management system...

Teck Coal Cardinal River - People and Programs

Teck Coal's Cardinal River Operations prove that having the right systems in place yields world-class results

Global mining operations are facing higher operating costs and weaker commodity prices.  In this challenging environment, it is becoming increasingly important to fi...

20 Minutes with Dingo Condition Intelligence Expert, Bruce Morton

Managing Editor of Tribology & Lubrication Technology Magazine, Rachel Fowler, interviews Bruce Morton on recent advances in Condition Monitoring and the power of doing it right. 

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Five Minutes With Dingo

Paul Higgins, CEO of Dingo Software interviewed by Ailbhe Goodbody (Mining Magazine)

Congratulations on winning the Austmine Innovation Award for METS! Could you tell us a bit about the Trakka Field Inspection App, an...

Field Inspection Mobile App Wins Austmine Innovation Award

A field inspection app has landed Brisbane-headquartered Dingo the 2015 Austmine Innovation Award for Mining Equipment Technology Services. 

Austmine is the peak industry body in Australia for the mining equipment, technology and services sector. The prestigious award recognis...

Dingo Wins Austmine Innovation Award

Dingo, a condition management software and services provider, has received the Austmine Innovation Award for METS (Mining Equipment Technology Services) for its Trakka Field Inspection App.  Dingo was awarded the honor at the Austmine 2015 conference in Brisbane.

The Trakka Fi...

Paul Higgins – Dingo Software Case Study

Member of TEC 15, Chaired by Barry Upfold
Brisbane, Queensland

TEC Paul Higgins Dingo SoftwareOne of the biggest challenges for innovative businesses is taking an idea and translating it into an effective product. For an established organisation, this requires building origi...

Keep On Running - International Mining

This story originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of International Mining and was re-printed by permission.

The right strategies and tools for long term maintenance of equipment are vital to the success of any mining ...

Paul Higgins Interview with Lubrication & Fluid Power Magazine

This interview originally appeared in the November - December 2004 issue of Lubrication & Fluid Power Magazine
 
Dingo Software has been helping customers with oil analysis and lubrication for well over a decade with operations in Australia and the United States. W...

Paul Higgins Interview in BRW | Dingo in the News

This interview originally appeared in the November 24-30, 2011 issue of BRW.

An alliance and investment from a global oil and gas player turned from brilliant idea into rookie error for the managing director and majority shareholder of mining software provider and consu...

Sustainability and Wind Energy: An Operating Imperative

This interview originally appeared in Wind Power & Energy Solutions North America magazine, Issue 9 2013

Ecotech Institute is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America's workforce for careers in renewable energy and sustainability

Sha...

Dingo Asset Wellness Network Maximizes Machine Productivity

This story originally ran on Plant Engineering Magazine's website, June 20, 2013

Dingo Software—a player in heavy asset management software and s...

Helping SAP Make Sense of Condition-Based Maintenance Workflows

Reprinted with permission from Maintenance Technology, August 2013

Most organizations rely heavily on a CMMS or ERP (enterprise reso...

​CEOs Reveal Their Biggest Mistakes

EVERYONE makes mistakes.

Chances are, your boss has made more than you. Here, six Aussie chief executives reveal some of their early blunders, and importantly, what they learned in the process.

Phil Offer, CEO, Medical Director

“Before moving int...

Award-Winning Dingo Hits the Highs

Dingo has received the Austmine Innovation Award for METS (Mining Equipment Technology Services) for its Trakka Field Inspection App. Dingo was awarded the honor at the Austmine 2015 conference in Brisbane, Australia. Austmine is the peak industry body in Australia for the mining equipment, techn...