Fitzroy Australia Resources is partnering with software company Commit Works to introduce digital planning and short interval control at its Carborough Downs coal mine in the Bowen Basin region of central Queensland, Australia

Commit Works’ Fewzion planning and scheduling software will be used by frontline planners, schedulers and coordinators, while supervisors, deputies and the crew will use large touchscreens and the integrated short interval control (SIC) app on intrinsically safe smartphones and tablets to communicate the progress of their work underground, ultimately keeping the planning and reporting process live.

Richard Livingstone-Blevins, COO of Fitzroy, commented: “This is a necessary and exciting step in our journey. Fewzion is a system that has been successfully implemented and proven in all of the industry-leading operations.

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