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What Is 5G and How Will It Revolutionize Industry?

By Barry Kukkuk

At Command Alkon’s recent Elevate Conference, one thing aggregates industry IT professionals spoke about was how 5G will interconnect plant operational frameworks. Look for a report in next month’s Rock Products. – Ed.

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Education at ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE 2020

Education is always a vital component of both ConExpo-Con/Agg and IFPE to help attendees not only survive, but thrive in a changing and global industry.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

The first, second and third industrial revolutions were all built around some form of energy. The first fueled by steam, the second by electricity and the third by nuclear power. Enter the fourth industrial revolution, powered by smart, autonomous systems that use data and machine learning as their fuel.

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Fragmented Software Systems a Roadblock to Digital Evolution

Fragmented software application landscapes are common in the mining sector and inhibit much needed business transformation. We often see enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions with a variable mix of enterprise asset management (EAM), project management, and workforce planning and scheduling optimization systems. On top of that, we have scores of Excel spreadsheets to add to the complexity.

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