Honeywell Mining

Automation and Safety Solutions for the Mining, Minerals and Metals (MMM) Industries

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies addressing the tough safety, security and energy challenges for the mining, minerals and metals (MMM) industries. Honeywell's expertise has provided mining and mineral processing operators around the world with solutions that help create a safer, more productive and profitable business.

With approximately 122,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists, we have an unrelenting focus on quality, delivery, value, and technology in everything we make and do.

Offering solutions across the entire supply chain to help improve business performance, Honeywell's solutions for industrial customers go far beyond the control room.

Honeywell Process Solutions sells thousands of products, solutions, and services from field instruments to business management solutions, to help improve safety, reliability, efficiency, quality, compliance and sustainability. Honeywell is a pioneer of automation solutions for the MMM industries, with a worldwide presence and broad application experience.

Honeywell's automation solutions help control operations across wide variety of metal and mineral control stages; from concentration to smelting and refining, and from blast furnaces to digestion. As a world leader in automation, Honeywell's integrated, and scalable portfolio includes instrumentation, control systems, advanced control, simulation, security, fire and gas, safety and asset reliability solutions and lifecycle services to enhance business performance.

Automation and control systems for the mining industry

Honeywell control systems improve business performance through solutions that drive safety, reliability and efficiency.

Thanks our intimate knowledge of processing combined with fit-for-purpose technologies, covering all aspects of mining automation and control for alumina, aluminium, base metals, iron and steel, cement, minerals and glass, Honeywell has built a reputation as a mining industry leader.

Honeywell's comprehensive solutions range from the field to the boardroom, covering challenges such as:

  • Equipment control, monitoring and asset management
  • Advanced process control (APC)
  • Simulation, both dynamic and steady state, for design, testing, and operator training
  • Production tracking and operations management for the mining, transportation and refinery processes
  • Full integration to enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Energy efficiency and emissions management systems

Experion™ process knowledge system

Honeywell's Experion process knowledge system (PKS) control systems and applications can help you maximise production, reduce operating costs and increase profits while improving safety, reducing risk, and minimising resource requirements.

Experion global project management (GPM) services demonstrate Honeywell's proven commitment and experience with delivering long-term automation improvement programs, as well as allowing you to capitalise on the company's global resources and proven technological systems.

From pellet plant to blast furnace, from greenfield plant to cutover, from exchanger reinstrumentation to digester unit control, Experion solutions address the needs of all stages of production.

These solutions help producers achieve objectives for consistent quality, higher yields, increased throughput, and reduced operating costs. Honeywell solutions satisfy a broad range of requirements for integrated process and discrete or machine control, including a full range of measurement and control products, advanced applications, collaborative production management systems, and comprehensive services and support.

Mining sites throughout the world are already taking advantage of Honeywell solutions for advanced process control, training systems and simulators, information systems and system integration.

Advanced control and optimisation of mining plant operations

Increase production and decrease costs with Honeywell's modelling, multivariable advanced control, and optimisation products.

Ongoing advanced control and optimisation of plant operations ensure responsiveness to change through close linkages with planning, scheduling, and management functions. Delivered through the unified Experion PKS architecture, Honeywell solutions improve profitability by increasing throughput, reducing costs, increasing yields, and improving product quality

Instrumentation and wireless technology

From standalone instruments and smart sensors to fully-integrated systems, Honeywell offers a comprehensive portfolio of field instruments such as gas control and measurement systems, transmitters, recorders, analysers, real-time corrosion detectors and a broad range of sensors.

Honeywell's patented OneWireless solutions help optimise plant productivity and reliability, improve safety and security, and ensure regulatory compliance. The OneWireless Network is an industrial wireless network that forms a fully redundant and self-healing mesh network to support Wi-Fi devices and industrial I/O devices simultaneously. It is the first ISA100.11a-ready network available.

Mining safety and security solutions

Honeywell offers extensive and integrated safety solutions to the mining industry, from cyber security to critical infrastructure production. Be it fire and gas detection solutions or personal protective equipment, in Honeywell you will find an answer for all your safety and security needs.

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Honeywell's Operational Excellence for the Mining Industry 31 May 2012 At Honeywell, we believe that every mining company has the ability to be a pacesetter, and our complete solutions offering will show you the way.