P & H Mining Equipment Inc.

COMPANY: P & H Mining Equipment Inc.
HEADQUARTERS: Milwaukee
SIZE OF COMPANY: 1,000 or more employees
INDUSTRY: Mining
PRIMARY PRODUCT LINE: Mining equipment, parts, and services
NAME OF PROJECT: PreVail for Remote Health Monitoring of Heavy In Pit Mining Equipment
PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To improve customer service and value; increase equipment availability
TECHNOLOGIES EMPLOYED: PreVail is built on top of Matrikon’s Mobile Equipment Monitor ™ product and integrates with SalesForce support portal, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) tool and database; and the shovels ABB DCS and drive controls
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ROI: The MinePro service division reviews data and advises customers on how to handle issues; information is leveraged to increase the efficiency of RCM practices for equipment maintenance. Equipment R&D groups also use data to identify design improvement opportunities, increasing machine performance and quality on future releases; ROI expected within three to six months