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South African Platinum Mine Improves Output by Going Digital

Demand for platinum has been growing because of a long list of evolving industrial applications. Extracting platinum is such an expensive and time-consuming process, that platimum mines like Lonmin in South Africa--where 70 percent of the world's platinum is produced--have turned to GE's Digital Mine, a smelter software application, for a digital solution. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

Lonmin platinum-mining company in South Africa has been using GE software for a decade to boost its efficiency. Now, it’s adding a new app, called Operations Performance Management, which uses real-time and historical data to help Lonmin make better-informed operational decisions and help troubleshoot and prevent issues with its assets.