On October 25 afternoon, Mr. Li Xiyong, CPC Committee Secretary and Chairman of Yankuang Group, met with delegation from Yancoal Australia, which included Mr. Graham Slattery, ICT General Manager, Mr. Sharif Burra, Operation Optimization and Upgrading General Manager, as well as mining and network operation management.
Mr. Li Xiyong appreciated advantages in informatization management and automation of fully-mechanized mining equipment of Yancoal Australia. Li Xiyong said that at present, Yankuang Group is making great effort to promote the construction of Big Data and full automation in coal mines. The digital terminal application of Yancoal Australia deserves to be learned and utilized by headquarters of Yankuang.
Mr. Li Xiyong pointed out that mines of the headquarters had done a good job in data collection of production and operation, transmission monitoring, etc. However, there are still big deficiencies compared with Yancoal Australia in data analysis and accurate estimate. Mr. Li hoped the headquarters will improve the standardization of data in the future, build better software models, and optimize production process by accurate analytical judgment of Big Data, thus to create value.
Mr. Graham Slattery said the digital transformation will make the enterprise more competitive, and both the management support for big data and combination of operating department and Big Data Project are very important. He hoped that Yankuang’s Big Data Project can achieve full expansibility in systematic informatization.
Mr. Sharif Burra introduced the unmanned working face and fully automatic control of shield and shearer of Yancoal Australia.