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Short Interval Control 4.0 for Mining

The Process of Short Interval Control (SIC) has its origin in manufacturing and is about tracking task execution against its planned completion at regular intervals in a shift and if need be take action to minimize deviation thereby ensuring shift targets are met resulting in sustainable production.

The use of Industry 4.0 technology has enabled manufacturing to actively monitor:

  • the health of man and machine that are responsible for the task and

  • the environment of execution,