2015 - Users Conference - San Francisco - Mining, Metals and Materials
Innovation in Control System and Information, Copper Mining
Innovation is one of the driving forces in MLP. In the company, there is a dedicated group named SCAPIE which is responsible for the development and support of the Control Systems, Advanced Control, and the PI System. The PI System is being used from mine to port and from the operations level up to the management levels. In the presentation will present examples of operational support and advanced process analysis and describe a recent initiative for the implementation of a remote support and process analysis facility located 500Km. from the plant site.
- Metals Mining & Materials
Carlos Collao is an Electronic Engineer. At Minera Los Pelambres (MLP), Collao is Control Systems Senior Engineer and is responsible for the management of the reliability, actualizations, and development of the Control Systems and the Plant Information System, using the PI System as the base infrastructure. Collao manages an internal team as well as the company strategic technology and services partners and is an advisor for the Project Management unit of MLP for the investment projects related to process control and operational management information systems.