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Technological innovation and competitiveness in the mining industry

Martti Ala-Härkönen

Technological innovation and competitiveness in the mining industry

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Published by Centre for Resource Studies, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineral industries,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Competition

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartti Ala-Härkönen
    SeriesWorking paper -- no. 52, Working paper (Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Centre for Resource Studies) -- no. 52.
    ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Centre for Resource Studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26573093M
    ISBN 100887571204

    This partnership will provide NMA members access to practical technical information and new tools for development, and, more importantly, environmental benefits from improved efficiencies. However, recent research findings highlight the complementary role of organizational culture in enabling organizations to translate innovative activity into tangible performance improvements. I believe that a significant commercial risk in the movement of ore and product through the mining process is not having accurate and reliable measurement information. Competing effectively in foreign markets requires far more than simply slapping a label on a product and shipping it. The second sub-strategy that supports the reduction of costs and improvement of productivities is through the implementation of technological innovations.

    Mining companies have significant legacy data investments in place already. Machine learning techniques can also analyse the risk associated with mine sludge deposits and thus help mitigate the environmental risk associated with mining operations. However, at the national level, further useful information can be gleaned from the World Economic Forum's 12 Pillars of National Competitiveness, which illustrates that there are three groupings of factors ranging from basic requirements, efficiency enhancers, and innovation and sophistication factors depending on the state of development — that are key factors that must be strengthened as a prerequisite for growth. This is considered inimical to expansion of total world trade. Overall AI and Machine learning algorithms are considered today as the next step of digital mine transformation. Main article: Innovation economics In business and in economicsinnovation can become a catalyst for growth.

    Mentioned in this article:. Success or failure is ultimately judged not just by mere survival, but by superior firm performance, as evidenced by increasing market share, net income, earnings per share, and, ultimately, an increasing stock price, if the firm is publicly traded. After several years, Fairchild developed into a formidable presence in the sector. This also applies to components of machines, for example, a jet engine of an aeroplane or the drill of an oil rig. Led by the Office of Industrial Technologies within the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 'Industries of the Future' encourages energy-intensive industries to work together to create industry-wide technological research for the future.


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Thus, there is only limited scope for enhancement of technology implementation practices. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:jrpoli:vyi:c:p However, in order to realise this value, new technology must be implemented in a way that is both effective and sustainable.

This allowed them to compete effectively in market niches where they could establish a competitive advantage over other firms with high market share or that had achieved positional advantages that benefited from economies of scale and scope. As Davila et al.

After several years, Fairchild developed into a Technological innovation and competitiveness in the mining industry book presence in the sector.

See Figure 1. This is an environment of change and within that one where the role of technology and its importance to the core activity of mining is becoming a critical enabler for the mining operations — that consistently meet leading financial and production performance metrics.

Impact on Environment by Mining Overview Rainforests are the biggest source of oxygen, wood and medicines on this earth. He is former ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary and resident head of mission, the Embassy of Jamaica, Washington DC and permanent representative to the Organization of American States, as well as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary and resident head of mission, the Embassy of Jamaica, People's Republic of China.

Extending the useful life of critical instruments is also of great value in the current capital-constrained, productivity-focused environment.

Technical innovation is the lifeblood and resource for the development of domestic crusher industry and the constant increase of research investment made by the manufacturing companies adds new energy to the development of domestic crusher industry.

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Whilst much remains to be done, we will share our early thoughts on this problem to open discussion on how to achieve value from technological innovation. Hopwood P and Chopra R, The mining industry still conducts its business in mostly the same way as it always has. As firms seek to adapt products to better match the requirement of customers wherever they are located adjustments must be made to provide specific product, packaging, branding and design attributes reflecting local culture, language, and taste preferences.

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The transport of ore around the site and processing plant is obviously a critical part of the overall mining value chain. Limiting ourselves to the strategies that are site controllable leaves two strategy types for further consideration. For example, one Airbus Industries aircraft is assembled from a network of specialised suppliers in several countries producing different parts of the aeroplane.

The lead user method focuses on idea generation based on leading users to develop breakthrough innovations. These productivity and efficiency interventions are the most obvious to implement once economies of scale opportunities have been Technological innovation and competitiveness in the mining industry book.

It stands in contrast to globalisation, in which units become increasingly integrated over time. It all comes down to the customer, followed by the team and then our profitability. Mentioned in this article:.

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