Automation of the mine cage (maryann) - Underground mine, Canada's mid-North – 2013

Automation marianne | PLC | Meglab

Challenges
Lost work time associated with waiting for the mine cage (Maryann service transport cage).

Solution
Automating the mine cage will optimize underground work time. In automatic mode, employees control the cage themselves and are continuously informed of their position and status.

There are many advantages to this solution:

  • Eliminates wait times associated with the arrival of the cage tender;
  • Fast return on investment;
  • Reliable information on cage status;
  • Optimized and standardized wait times for workers.