Mining for RFID’s Benefits

By Bob Violino

At Anglo American Platinum's Paardekraal mine in South Africa, RFID is saving dollars—and lives.

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Mines present some of the toughest conditions imaginable for an RFID system. At the same time, Willard Batteries, which provides batteries and various management services to the mining industry in South Africa, is finding that RFID technology can provide a potential mother lode of benefits. The company, a subsidiary of Allied Electronics Corp., one of the largest electronics companies in South Africa, has extended its business from being a battery pr...

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