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.
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
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 ...
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
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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.
Think mining and the images that flash in your mind are rugged surfaces, the swirling dust, droning heavy equipment and cranes, rumble of trucks and so on. True- mining operates in harsh environmental conditions and remote locations. Both the siloed operations and the unfriendly terrain spawns a challenge to manage manpower and logistics. Integrated solutions offer a leap of promise- to transform the perception of mining from a labour and capital intensive industry to one fuelled by automation and predictive analytics. And, we are noticing the change. On how mining is getting increasingly tech driven. Today, you are still to get the real feel of ‘autopilot cars’ but ‘autopilot trucks’ in mining are a reality. The stage is not far when mines will not just be viewed as static repository of ores but dynamic ‘ore factories’.
Mine operations need specific requirements and business processes that are unique to the industry. Historically, the mining industry supply chain is not fully integrated. Yes, many miners of global scale have been deploying technology powered applications but they are unconnected. For example, mining companies have separate applications for mine planning, truck dispatch, plant automation, production recording, and other systems.
With government policies gradually getting aligned with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and Robotics, miners are warming up to the idea of end-to-end solutions, especially the ones that use these game changing technologies. Not only are these technologies efficient, they are the best bet to substitute cumbersome and dicey human interventions. That’s because technology helps them to navigate a pressing challenge- optimizing productivity at the lowest possible costs and balancing it with the safety of the workforce. A related problem here is data entry and collection through error prone manual practices. Stakeholders in mining need accurate information on production and transport of ore for export or domestic movement. This is where automated processes powered by real-time analytics and IoT technology can deliver efficient and accurate results. Let’s say, you can fit sensors into the mining machines that can capture and transmit data real time to your connected systems.
Integration of mine solutions connects people and equipment in real time to perform an array of operations. They also mine other benefits such as real-time visibility on material movement, enhanced productivity, data accuracy, reduced manpower costs, integrated view of operations across mines and financial integration from the beginning of a mining project.
Started in 2010, the Integrated Mines and Minerals Management System (i3MS) was envisaged as an end-to-end ore tracking and accounting system. The system tracks the entire cycle ore from extraction to evacuation. With its embedded features, i3MS ensures strict compliance with the multi-layered mining laws as every single tonne of ore moved from the pit to the wagon and ports is accounted for. India produces over 900 million tonnes of major minerals and coal each year and the i3MS system alone handles around a third of this volume. Being an online repository of orders and documents, the system offers online applications of all administrative approvals, tracks mineral transportation from the source to destination, facilitates online payment of rents and auto calculates royalty. I3MS is seamlessly integrated with the Freight Operation Information System of Railways, Regional Transport Office (RTO), ports, FASTag electronic toll collection of NHAI as well as Income Tax and GST data registry. The use of IoT devices ensures that the weight of minerals is auto captured in more than 1300 despatch points every day, ruling out the possibility of manipulation or duplication.
In recognition of its strengths, the Union mines ministry has applauded i3MS as a ‘model project’, recommending the solution to states producing major and minor minerals. Today, i3MS pivots the transparent movement of ore in major mineral producers of the country like Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and is on course to be on boarded by the Chhattisgarh mines department. So, how does i3MS stand out from vanilla online mine management solutions?
The integrated solution enables verification of clearances, validity and returns, generation of e-permit, system generated e-transit pass, electronic verification and surveillance check gates on identified routes etc. Also, i3MS operates round the clock, recording around 100,000 transactions every day- this translates into approximately 70 transactions per minute.
The i3MS is a robust IT intervention to curb illegal mining and promote Ease of Doing Business (EoDB). GovTech solutions are playing a key role in easing business processes and preparing the ground for Industry 4.0 with focus on automation. In sync with this government vision, mining companies need to tune in to automated systems for safety, feasibility, profitability and an immersive user experience.
The blog was first published on CSM Technologies. Reference
Research Analyst - Public Policy