Informasi Webinar dari GPS World : The Application of Positioning Systems in Open-Pit Mining

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The Application of Positioning Systems in Open-Pit Mining

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2010

Time: 1:00 p.m. Pacific / 4:00 p.m. Eastern / 8:00 p.m. GMT

Rob Lorimer, GPS World’s Professional OEM newsletter Editor and Managing Director, Position One Consulting Pty. Ltd.

*New Guest Speaker: Nunzio Gambale, CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman of Locata Corporation

Platinum Sponsor: Hemisphere GPS

Duration: 60 minutes

Event Description:
The open-pit (also known as open-cast or open-cut) mining industry has been an early and innovative adopter of GPS and GLONASS as well as new terrestrial positioning technologies. This webinar will provide an overview of the applications for positioning systems on heavy machinery, haul trucks, auxiliary vehicles, plant, and personnel. We will also examine the range of positioning technologies currently in use and/or under trial in mining today.
What You’ll Learn
? How does positioning fit within overarching technology drivers in the global mining industry?
? How widely has positioning technology been adopted in open-pit mining?
? How do open-pit mines differ from other positioning environments?
? How are the applications for position navigation and timing (PNT) used in open-pit mining?
? How are existing and emerging positioning technologies used in open-pit mining?
Who Should Attend?
? GPS Manufacturers
? System Integrators
? End Users
? Researchers
? Investors
? Consultants
Speaker: Rob Lorimer

Rob Lorimer is an independent international expert on the position, navigation, and timing (PNT) industry, providing industry and market research services to clients in North America, Australia, Asia, and Europe. He is managing director of Position One Consulting, a contributing editor to GPS World, regional judge for the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC), sits on the advisory committee of the International GNSS society (IGNSS), and is a member of the Australian Space Industry Innovation Council (Space IIC), advising the federal government on space policy including GNSS. Rob is also the editor of GPS World?s Professional OEM newsletter.

Guest Speaker: Nunzio Gambale

Nunzio Gambale is co-founder and CEO of Locata Corp. He will present system and performance data on their revolutionary ?local GPS? location technology, which gives precise positioning in deep open-cut mines and other GPS-challenged environments.

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