Together, this approach creates a Digital Twin with all virtual components for a 'Cyber-Physical' mine water management system. It also provides a continuous value-cycle between the physical system and the cyber equivalent, allowing outcomes of future management actions to be tested, optimised and automated. This maximises opportunities while ensuring effective and safe decisions are made continuously in a highly dynamic and changing environment, minimising the requirement for human intervention.
'We have been successfully working with sensemetrics on multiple applications for mines in North and South America. The speed and ease of access to real-time data from sensemetrics platform was a primary driver in our decision to enter into a strategic partnership with the company', said Stefan Szylkarski, Vice President at DHI. 'Our Digital Twin technologies combined with sensemetrics’ end-to-end IIoT cloud platform enables us to offer a proven, real-time, cloud-based cyber-physical management system for mine water operations. MIKE Mine effectively reduces water management costs and water related risks and improves the overall efficiency of the operation through the automation of reconciliation between planned and actual operating conditions.'
DHI will immediately integrate the sensemetrics platform through several of its modelling and management products including FEFLOW, MIKE OPERATIONS and the flagship MIKE Mine.
'Water is critical to profitability at mine sites worldwide', said Matt Meehan, CEO of sensemetrics. 'As such, we are proud to be working with an industry leader. DHI’s deep experience and advanced technological solutions within the water industry coupled with sensemetrics’ plug-and-play connectivity and IIoT platform solution will make it even easier, safer and more efficient for users in the mining industry to solve challenges in mine water operations.'