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Fragmentation Analysis

July 13th, 2018

Treating Rocks as Data Objects: Motion Metrics CEO Talks Fragmentation Analysis at Future of Mining

Motion Metrics CEO Dr. Shahram Tafazoli showcased our revolutionary fragmentation analysis solutions in a presentation at the Future of Mining Conference in Sydney, Australia.  Dr. Tafazoli also unveiled future directions for the company. The conference was organized by Australia’s Mining … Continue reading

March 12th, 2018

Introducing BeltMetrics™

Motion Metrics is excited to introduce our newest product, BeltMetrics™.  This ruggedized 3D imaging fragmentation analysis solution is designed to measure rock size distribution on conveyor belts at mines and quarries worldwide and is an essential part of any mine-to-mill … Continue reading

December 8th, 2017

Ghanaian Gold Mine Purchases ShovelMetrics™ System

Motion Metrics can now add Ghana to our installation map – we recently sold our first ShovelMetrics™ Fragmentation Analysis system to a large gold mine in the West African nation.  Ghana is Africa’s largest gold producer, and its mineral extraction … Continue reading

September 26th, 2017

World Coal Feature: How ShovelMetrics™ Can Help Mines Combat the Costs of Rising Strip Ratios

An article in the August issue of World Coal proposed ShovelMetrics™ fragmentation analysis as a solution to the rising cost of pre-strip waste removal in opencast coal mines.  Pre-strip waste removal, the process by which massive amounts of overburden material … Continue reading

July 17th, 2017

Motion Metrics’ Artificial Intelligence Innovations Featured in Journal of Explosives Engineering

Motion Metrics’ pioneering work on AI-based rock fragmentation analysis is featured in the July/August 2017 issue of the Journal of Explosives Engineering, the bimonthly journal published by the International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE). The article, “Fast Rock Segmentation Using Artificial … Continue reading