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The latest news and technology in mining.


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

March 9th, 2020

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 24th, 2020

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

February 10th, 2020

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

January 24th, 2020

Failure to accurately predict shovel tooth change-out intervals is a common cause of operational delays. Shovel teeth are sacrificial components that gradually wear out as the shovel engages the mine face. Because teeth must be replaced regularly, it is important … Continue reading

December 17th, 2019

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