VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA (September 16, 2020) — Wenco International Mining Systems is excited to announce that Minsur’s Pucamarca mine is now extracting unrealized value with Wenco solutions.
Pucamarca is an open pit gold and silver mine located 51 kilometres from the city of Tacna, near Peru’s southern border. Owned and operated by Peruvian mining corporation Minsur S.A., Pucamarca is taking advantage of Wenco’s suite of openly interoperable technology to run its operation.
The Wenco Mine Performance Suite includes the Wencomine fleet management system and its Dynamic Dispatch technology proven to increase production output by upwards of 11%. Pucamarca is also using the BenchManager high-precision machine guidance system and the Avoca business intelligence platform to optimize utilization of its 10 active units.
Pucamarca is the first Wenco customer in Peru and illustrates Wenco’s commitment to South America. Entering Peru with this sale to Pucamarca continues Wenco’s growth throughout Latin America, following recent system installations in Argentina and Chile, as well as a new partnership with Brazilian mining solutions provider Tecwise Sistemas de Automação.
“We’re very pleased to be in business with Pucamarca,” says Wenco Regional Manager — Latin America José Eugenio Saravia. “The sale to Pucamarca is an important and exciting one for us. Minsur is a major company in the region and we’re very glad to have them as a customer.
“It also shows how we’re committed to working with customers to devise solutions that fit their situation now and that are free to integrate with other solutions that meet their needs in coming years.”
To learn more about the Wenco Mine Performance Suite or Wenco operations in Latin America, please contact Regional Manager — Latin America José Eugenio Saravia at +56 2 3210 3811 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Wenco International Mining Systems
For over 30 years, Wenco has developed technology solutions to help mining companies increase productivity. Wenco offers a suite of mine productivity solutions including fleet management, asset health, proximity detection, mining business analytics, and high-precision machine guidance solutions. Wenco works closely with customers to enable them to extract unrealized value from their operations and strives to be recognized as the industry leader for reliable solutions in mine safety, productivity, and efficiency. A Hitachi company since 2009, Wenco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, with headquarters in Vancouver, Canada. For more information, please visit www.wencomine.com.