A fleet in waiting

Why are there still mines that do not employ fleet management systems? Donna Schmidt investigates, and also learns about the role cybersecurity will play in fleets’ futures

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Operators use fleet management in order to have better fleet utilisation, which has been measured in the past by the reduction in associated costs for moving material and material movement maximisation. Photo: iStock.com/Juan Ramón Ramos Rivero

Effective fleet management, which has been successful at many operations worldwide, is still not being fully implemented at all mines. It begs the question: why?