Buenavista transformed by microgrid

Grupo México’s Buenavista del Cobre copper mine in Sonora, Mexico has achieved a 60% reduction in downtime and significant cost savings using a custom-configured Siemens control system and industrial microgrid

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The control room at Buenavista

The mine had been faced with a challenge: find a way to automate data acquisition and create a more proactive maintenance approach without halting operations for any reason.