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Mines’ technology push means new approaches to digitisation

As mining companies increasingly look to new technologies to improve their productivity, they are starting to think differently about how they approach digitisation and automation. The prolonged slump in commodity prices – along with no significant increase in productivity gains – has meant that mines have re-calibrated their cost structures, …

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Confidence in the diamond sector

By Jonathan Kendall* I have previously discussed how vital confidence is if you are to succeed at any and all stages of the diamond value chain, and to maintain confidence requires expertise, innovation and hard work. In the diamond sector, this has never been truer than it is today. Across …

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Why use a triple point of water?

Despite primary standards being expensive and complex to use, there is, however, an exception to that and it’s the Triple Point of Water Cell.   The fixed-points, sometimes called intrinsic standards, are used to define the International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90). The most commonly used fixed-point is the Triple Point of …

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