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The latest news and technology in mining.


May 13th, 2020

How Two Chilean Copper Producers Use Motion Metrics’ Missing Tooth Detection Solutions to Keep Mine Personnel Safe and Avoid Production Loss

Crusher obstruction incidents always present a serious safety issue for any mine due to the tremendous amount of stored kinetic energy in the trapped object. American researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that incidents involving … Continue reading

March 9th, 2020

Why It’s Time to Rethink Traditional Business Models

Economic uncertainty is prompting mines to implement new technologies that increase productivity, like autonomous drilling and blast optimization, at unprecedented levels. Senior executives are prioritizing innovation, allocating millions of dollars towards building and procuring the next smart solution. And yet, … Continue reading

February 24th, 2020

Motion Metrics Purchases 100 Rhino Gold Bars to Support Conservation in Namibia

Every day, three rhinos are killed for their horns in Africa. Thanks to a recent trip through South Africa and Namibia, our CEO and Founder Shahram Tafazoli will ensure that Motion Metrics does its part to avert this poaching crisis. … Continue reading

February 10th, 2020

How to Reduce the Likelihood of Crusher Obstructions

We often stress the importance of optimizing blast parameters to reduce the cost of comminution and cut back on energy use, but effective blasting can also reduce the likelihood of crusher obstructions. Most unplanned plant downtime is crusher related and … Continue reading

January 24th, 2020

Top Ten Moments of 2019

This year, we successfully trialed a new product, secured government funding to develop environmental technology, and opened three new offices – all while achieving a new record for revenue growth. Looking back, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten … Continue reading