Vale has selected QMASTOR Limted ‘s software solutions, with the Pit to Plant Information System, which is installed at their Onça Puma Nickel Operations at Para, Brazil.
"We look forward to partnering with QMASTOR and the benefits in operational efficiency and decision making that their solution will bring," says Vale Onça Puma General Manager Mine Operations, Mr Fernando Marino.
The Pit to Plant Information System offers intermediate, buffer and homogenised stockpile management, ore blending optimisation as well as mine, intermediate and homogenised stockpiles reconciliation. The installation will include automated data transfers for several systems, such as ABB Control System Historian, Devex SmartMine and acQuire.
"The Onça Puma project extends QMASTOR's growing base of installations in the Nickel market, which already includes Vale's Goro operations in New Caledonia," says Peter Charnock, QMASTOR General Manager of Sales and Marketing.
"This Portuguese based multi-lingual solution reflects QMASTORs capability to rapidly expand our presence in key markets."