Dassault Systèmes, IIT Dhanbad to set up CoE for sustainable mining

Dassault Systèmes, IIT Dhanbad to set up CoE for sustainable mining
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29 Dec, 2021

French multinational 3D engineering solutions company Dassault Systèmes has partnered with the Technology Innovation Hub of IIT Dhanabad, to setup a Center of Excellence in India to create solutions aimed at the mining ecosystem in the country.

The partnership between the TEXMin - the technology innovation in exploration and mining foundation and Dassault Systèmes will support mining workforces with solutions related to mining and allied industries.   

As part of the partnership, Dassault Systèmes will provide experiential learning through its 3D Solutions platform, 3Dexperience to support the industrial and startup ecosystem.   

The platform, Dassault said, will provide virtual twin simulations for students, as well as students and professionals from mining and allied industries.   

The solutions are expected to be built around mine engineering, geological modelling, workforce, production scheduling, supply chain optimization, portfolio optimization and plant design. 

“Today, mining companies need to adapt to greater economic uncertainty, climate change, and resource depletion, and are expected to be more sustainable, efficient, safe, and resilient,” said Deepak NG, Managing Director, India, Dassault Systèmes.   

“Academia and industry collaboration like this will help Indian mining and metal companies in their current reskilling and upskilling programs on Digital Transformation and build the workforce for the future,” he said.

According to the Indian Brand equity foundation, for the 2021 fiscal, the number of reporting mines in India were at 1229, of which those for metallic minerals were at 684.   

On Monday, Orissa, Bhubaneshwar based IT government technology company CSM technology launced an app aimed at the mining industry. The app, called the IntegratORE will track ores at every stage of the supply chain from pit-to-port, including processes such as stacking, sampling, loading and its transportation.