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SAGE provides control and automation solutions to the mining sector which enhance the safety, efficiency and quality of mining operations.

From remote mine camp utility solutions, exploration and extraction, processing and refining through to the end use and transfer to market, SAGE is a partner to some of the industry’s leading organisations and a solution provider for the world’s best control and automation technology brands.

Buyers across the resources industry are invited to view our Pre-Qualification Certification with Achilles, ISNetworld and CM3. SAGE Automation has achieved supplier certification, meeting rigorous pre-qualification audits, with these leading supplier management organisations.

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Resources Sector Capability Brochure 2015.pdf

Mining Solutions

SAGE understands that success in the mining industry depends on reducing the ongoing cost of exploration and the delivery of a high quality product. SAGE provides integrated automation and process controls to form customised solutions for complex mining challenges. SAGE provides PLC, SCADA/HMI, DCS and RTU solutions for the mining sector together with sophisticated wired and wireless communications systems.

  • Conveyor Systems
  • Mine water management
  • Underground equipment monitoring
  • Mobile control rooms
  • Ship loading systems
  • Pipeline control systems
  • Bore management and water processing

Minerals Solutions

SAGE works closely with our customers to develop innovative solutions as projects mature and develop. This flexible approach delivers exceptional value and outcomes to customers and reduces project risk. SAGE provides PLC, SCADA/HMI, DCS and RTU solutions for the minerals sector together with sophisticated wired and wireless communications systems.

  • Camp utilities infrastructure
  • Crushing and thickening control solutions
  • Bore management and water processing
  • Materials handling control
  • Wide area telemetry and networking

Metals Solutions

SAGE works closely with our customers in the metals sector and understands the control and safety systems required to develop innovative solutions. SAGE has experience in hot metals and the management of associated risks. SAGE provides PLC, SCADA/HMI, DCS and RTU solutions for the metals sector together with sophisticated wired and wireless communications systems.

  • High level hot metal processing
  • Furnaces and fume extraction/processing
  • Materials handling control
  • Networking and industrial communications
  • Quality tracking systems
  • MES & MI support

Oil and Gas Extraction Solutions

SAGE supports the country’s largest oil and gas projects, developing custom solutions for oil and gas applications. SAGE understands the importance of up front design and document sign off to ensure projects are completed safely. SAGE provides PLC, SCADA/HMI, DCS and RTU solutions for the oil and gas sector together with sophisticated wired and wireless communications systems.

  • Pipeline control systems
  • Leak detection
  • Storage facility control systems
  • Networking and industrial communications
  • Wide area telemetry
  • Quality tracking systems
  • MES and MI support

Oil and Gas Distribution Solutions

SAGE understands the importance of delivering security and safety in the distribution of Oil and Gas around Australia. SAGE provides turnkey solutions critical to compliance with retail contest requirements using real-time gas consumption data. More than just moving product from A to B, SAGE ensures complete security and control, measurable and with real-time data to ensure quotas and demands are met with certainty.

  • Asset safety and security
  • Compliance with Australian standards and industry requirements
  • Safety audits and compliance recommendations
  • Relocatable switch rooms
  • Engineering Design
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) to plant integration
  • Hazardous Areas

Industry expertise

SAGE has an intricate working knowledge of the legal and environmental regulations of the sector and boasts a large, mobile and scalable resource pool to support your remote operation with quality engineering. SAGE understands the demands of remote sites and has resource management strategies in place to ensure optimal project outcomes in remote areas.

Industry Solutions

SAGE delivers value solutions to the mining sector in these areas;

  • Turnkey automation and control systems to enhance the safety, efficiency and quality of mining operations
  • PLC , SCADA and telemetry solutions, upgrades and replacement of aging systems
  • Reduced operational costs through efficiency solutions and reduced labour costs
  • Advanced technology training to advance the technical skills and capability of your workforce
  • Service and support of mining automation and control systems to maximise uptime
  • Workforce Mobility
  • MES solutions to provide comprehensive information for processing plant decision making and control

Sector Highlights

SAGE has been operating offices in Whyalla (One Steel) and Olympic Dam (BHPB) for more than 5 years, providing local presence and developing a high level of expertise in the sector along with strong relationships with our customers.

SAGE is tri-certified with international certifying body DQS for Quality, OH&S and Environmental Management Systems, complying with; ISO9001:2000, AS3000 (Electrical), ISO14001 (Environmental) and AS4801 (OH&S).

Industry Engagement

In 2007 a SAGE and Citect Professional Services formed a partnership – CITECT SAGE Integration (CSI). Now known as Schneider SAGE Alliance (SSA), this partnership delivers automation and control project support, resources and expertise to BHP Billiton which operates the largest underground mine in Australia, mining copper, gold, uranium and silver.

SSA works across the extensive process operations, reducing risk for BHP in its underground mining, crushing and hoisting, concentrator, hydrometallurgical operation, smelter, refinery, tailings disposal and the desalination plant.

  • Member of the Mining Industry Skills Council