IntegratORE ™ is a one stop solution suite for the automation and digitalization needs of modern-day regulators and enterprises. We deal with solutions that spans from providing the building block automation for even the largest and most complex business needs in the mining and mineral domain.
IntegratORE is a part of CSM's mining stack and was launched in 2018. CSM Technologies is a CMMi5 IT Solutions & Services Organization founded in 1998 in Bhubaneswar. CSM continues to break thought barriers all the while moving onwards and upwards.
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IntegratORE was crafted with the purpose of addressing some of the most complex problems in governance, regulation and enforcement for government entities as well as business challenges surrounding planning and execution for enterprise miners.
The end-to-end digital management of logistics right from stockyard operations to outbound dispatch, optimization and low TAT are the key. This In-mine logistics and navigation management system ensures a pilferage-free and streamlines logistics inside and outside of the mines.
Easy to configure Mineral Concession Management System to manage entire mineral concession lifecycle starting from application for reconnaissance/exploration to managing payment and granting of lease/mining license as per applicable statutes and regulation.
Robust profile creation, data management and reporting system to manage diverse & large stakeholder datasets in any mining ecosystem for better administration and regulation by government/regulatory entities
Production accounting of mineral ore is a crucial body of information not only for the miners but also for most regulating entities at federal or state levels such as bureaus for mining, department of mines and geology at the state or regional level. This solution facilitates configure the ...
Permit processes for dispatch for mineral and ore are often driven by complex statutes and business rules. This permit management solution is a highly scalable and configurable system enabling electronic requests for permit, dynamic workflow, field scrutiny and approval for enabling mineral ...
eTransit Pass system working in tandem with the permit management system for capture & recording of mineral dispatch. The solution features an easy to use mobile app and built-in security features in the ePass.
The web and mobile-enabled system for enforcement of various statutory compliances and manage violations in relation to mineral movement. The solution enables on-field users to verify, apply penalty and manage seized material and vehicles.
Audit and Compliance Management System ensures internal control and risk management. By ensuring compliance at multiple levels, the solution aids visibility on actions taken
Monitoring of the on-ground activities and compliance for the various checks and balances put in place for effective and lawful mining operations, authorities and regulators conventionally rely upon the field officials. However, more often than not, given the quantum and expanse of mining ...
Revenue assessment and reconciliation module offers auto-calculation and adjustment of royalty and other payables collected and ensures complete reconciliation of the same based on the existing rates as per the governing entities.
Today, District mineral foundation plays a vital aspect of the regulatory and financial compliance for all mineral bearing districts in India. The fund created as DMF contributes towards the preservation and development of community and surroundings affected by mining and related activities.
Ports today are an important part of the multi-modal logistics landscape. Management and operationalizing the port, digitally comes with its own advantages as compared to the conventional, manual management of the same. This Port Management solution, enables the port logistics handling team to ...
This multi-modular solution resolves logistics pain points for inbound and outbound logistics for mineral processing and end/intermediary product manufacturing plants. It enables complete automation of business, receipt and dispatch processes for raw material and finished goods, digitally.
Tackling the multi-modal transport challenge in the mine value chain
Enabling a planned and streamlined fleet for carrying out the dispatch operations for miners becomes critical for the entire logistics. The Transporter management system enables onboarding, planning and scheduling of mineral carriers and thus improve the efficiency and throughput of mining ...
Entry, Exit and Parking areas provide much needed access and buffer to the logistics backbone of any mines. This solution ensures a seamless traffic movement through these touchpoints using a variety of IoT-IT converging technologies to maintain efficient operations.
A state-of-the art, IoT-based system that automates the entire weighment operation on electronic weighbridges. High-performing hardware integrated with cutting-edge software reduces the need for dedicated manpower operating the weighbridge & allied operations like entry/exit documentation.
Mining throughput needs to be in tandem with market demands and that is where the Production monitoring system serves as a smart administrative for tool for monitoring, updating and reporting the volume of mineral ore produced, processed, dispatched and keep a complete account of ore positions in ...
Lifecycle management of mineral stacks requires active tracking and monitoring from its extraction to dispatch . The solution provides a near real-time visibility on all things related to stacks including costs associated, QA status.
In a highly regulated sector like mining which faces threats require comprehensive security and safety solutions. Why? Because, there is a worldwide demand of high-value minerals and safety of the workers is at stake as they work in the harsh terrains. The other major security issues for mines are ...
Limitations in the network and connectivity backbone can pose severe challenge in grounding any IT/ICT or digital intervention in the on-ground mining and metallurgical establishments. Most often, the rugged and remote nature of the terrain, it is difficult to establish last mile connectivity ...
IT infrastructure services is very crucial for any organization and are now expected to help businesses become agile, secure, service-oriented, and capable of delivering unified experiences to end customers.IT infrastructure management service is a strategic approach to designing, delivering, ...
ITIL details the IT Service lifecycle, the phases of which are; Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continual Service Improvement. A significantly increased emphasis on business. It measures the operational efficiency of a solution in meeting the service ...
Curbing illegal mining in the vicinity of an active mining site has always been a priority for both the leaseholders/miners and the concerned authorities. In most cases, active surveillance of these mining leaseholds and the peripheral areas are often operationally prohibitive and sustainable given ...
Quality assurance and control is a vital facet of running a successful mineral mining operation. Different stages of mining operations use different mechanisms to achieve proper QC and one of the most crucial one involves when the stack and stockpile of a certain grade is readied for dispatch ...
Today, the metal and mineral mining industry forms the backbone of practically all major direct and indirect contributors to the GDP. Operations that were deeply fragmented and in-silo couple of decades ago, are now part of the well-oiled large
Automation of key processes in the mining industry is incomplete without the inclusion of how a mining entity manages its customer. CSM brings together the core, best practices of customer relationship management and seamlessly fuses it with the specialized requirements of the mining industry to ...
An intelligent blend of data and advanced analytics can help miners balance higher productivity with energy efficiency and reduced cost of mining operations. Banking on Business Intelligence BI and Machine Learning ML, Advanced Data Analytics provides information and insights that miners can ...
Operators and mining process engineers have to navigate a lot of challenges that need practical solutions. With a data-driven and intuitive dashboard, they can quickly access all information they need to understand the complexities of the mining ecosystem and come up with the right solutions. ...
Globally, the mining industry is facing increasing public and regulatory scrutiny. Violation of environmental laws threatens to interrupt mining operations and cause liabilities with a potential dent on the bottom line. For miners trying hard to improve their reputation by building trust with ...
The entire gamut of operations commencing at the specifications of IT infrastructure requirement to providing management services, for an organization is a tenacious service. Integrated Command and Control Centre ICCC services covers the management of critical operational elements required for ...
Jharkhand is one of the most naturally endowed states of India! Owing to its geological and geomorph
Minerals being a major natural resource represent the wealth of a region where they exists and open
The Online DMF portal enables State Governments to achieve complete transparency in management
An end-to-end automated supply chain solution to better manage mining operations and logistics from pit to port.
The mining ecosystem can draw the most out of digital technologies with a holistic digital architecture.
AI-powered integrated stockyard management systems are redefining business idioms for miners.
Integrated Mines and Minerals Management System is the one-stop solution to ramp-up production, plug leakages and theft, optimize costs and improve process efficiency.
An integrated system that automates the entire mining concession life cycle, starting from mineral exploration and culminating with mine closure.
A synchronized inspection system for industrial units eases business regulations, boosts EoDB and strengthens government oversight by enhancing transparency and accountability in processes.
Having a centralized and consolidated database of customers allows mining companies to monitor, track and analyze every aspect concerning their customers.
An automated system for mineral management can help achieve pit-to-port optimization, enhancing productivity, streamlining processes and strengthening regulatory oversight.
The easing regulations has widened the commercial usage of drones. One of the striking takeaways of drone applications is in mining where it promises to cut costs and mine more data.
Emerging technologies can bring in #digital transformation in mining logistics, promising to optimize performance and save time
Discover how Advanced Analytics can enable miners to achieve robust business outcomes, aligning their operations with Mining 4.0.
Know why miners need to digitalize their logistics operations to navigate challenges and optimize performance
Know how with Augmented Reality AR-based mineral sampling, miners can speed up production, reduce downtime and achieve greater transparency.
The launch has created a buzz in the mining ecosystem new possibilities for the state as well as non-state actors in the mining value chain. This digital suite of mining solutions eases worries for th
For resource-rich economies, mining - especially mineral concession grants and permit issuance, has been a subject of immense
Our Unmanned weighbridge system is a plug-and-play system that automates the loading, weighment and dynamic route planning of mineral carrying vehicles. This is a controller based system which reduces
Over the last two decades, CSM has pushed the frontiers of
technological innovation to deliver large scale impact.
Until a decade back, who could have realized how technology could transform the face of mining. Think mining today, and your mind veers to data and emerging technologies in the landscape of Mining 4.0. What a transition this has been for the image of mining! From labour intensive to technology pervasive. And the change from boots-on-the-ground monitoring to pilotless surveillance by drones above the ground.
The last couple of decades have seen giant strides in information technology. The transformation is nothing short of epochal. Digital technologies have pushed the boundaries of almost every sector. Mining, too, is not cut off from this wave of disruption. You feel the transformation more deeply after the surfacing of the Covid-19 pandemic. More than ever before, miners feel the need to innovate to do more with less and navigate complex challenges like declining ore grades. To unearth ore more efficiently from below the ground and create value above it, miners need to onboard niche technologies. You have talked and read about the widening applications of such Emerging Technologies in mining operations like Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain etc.
These technologies provide solutions to the existing problems and radically transform mining processes, increasing efficiency, profitability, and compliance with stricter regulations. The incorporation of mature and incipient technologies into the mining industry has opened up a plethora of opportunities for long-established firms and knowledge-based start-ups.
Niche technologies have found their way into core and strategic mining functions like stockyard management and ore transportation. But here, I will touch on the foundational premise of mining, where the role of advanced technologies is still underplayed. The main stages of the mining supply chain are Exploration, project development and expansions, operations, and closure. Sampling of the ores forms the base of these. The mining industry routinely collects samples to assist with decision-making, whether for Exploration, resource estimation, grade control, or plant design and balances. Poorly designed sampling protocols can result in elevated risk by increasing variability. In any mining operation, sampling is essential to proper control. Sampling consists of taking a small portion from the whole mass, which is as perfectly representative as possible. Obtaining samples from the appropriate location and through the proper method from the stack is of first importance. The method selected must give accurate results and provide the quantity of sample necessary for analysis for the purpose intended.
It is tough to dismantle the legacy systems and processes in mining. However, technology promises to change not by challenging legacy processes but by integrating them with the new. Augmented Reality (AR) has the potential to disrupt the way miners sample ore. With AR-based sampling, the mining companies will speed up production, reduce downtime and bring in transparency – three pillars that have challenged mining operations for years.
Since the mineral industry is one of the highest revenue generators for an economy, it is imperative to bring in the highest quality control standards to stop pilferage and manipulation. The AR-based sampling randomizes the entire sample collection and inspection process to eliminate any chances of mineral manipulation. This technical intervention that combines AR feature along with the concept of geofence to generate the sampling points randomly and at the same time track the presence of the field officials at the inspection site location has been pivotal in ensuring accountability and responsibility among the involved stakeholders, thus bringing in transparency to the entire mining cycle. The whole process now comes under the purview of law, thus ensuring that no one within and outside the system can exploit the processes.
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