Anglo American selects Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation for Los Bronces

first_imgAnglo American, one of the largest copper producers in Chile, has selected Intergraph® SmartPlant® Foundation to support the information management handover process for its Los Bronces expansion project (IM, April 2011, pp14-19), which is expected to increase production capacity to an average of 400,000 t/y of fine copper. Anglo American joins hundreds of companies that have implemented SmartPlant Foundation, an information management solution. Anglo American sought to optimiase its present project/plant information management systems handover strategy to reduce risks in all areas of its business.Pixis, the exclusive distributor of Intergraph solutions in Chile and Peru since 1996, is working closely with Anglo American on the project.Gerhard Sallinger, Intergraph Process, Power & Marine President, said, “SmartPlant Foundation provides Anglo American the technology and capabilities of the industry-standard solution for information management, used by EPC companies and owner operators globally. The implementation of SmartPlant Foundation at Los Bronces gives Anglo American fast, easy and intuitive access to engineering documentation, allowing it to execute projects and operate safer while increasing quality and productivity.”Intergraph says “SmartPlant Foundation has the broadest solution footprint in the industry with capabilities that span the entire project life cycle, ranging from simple document management to configuration management in highly regarded industries. Its forte is the ability to manage massively interrelated, interdependent and rapidly evolving data that is the backbone of SmartPlant Enterprise, Intergraph’s multi-discipline integrated engineering suite, as well as being the platform for integrated applications such as SmartPlant Construction and SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators.”last_img

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