Motion Metrics News

The latest news and technology in mining.


Missing Tooth

November 22nd, 2018

A New Milestone: Motion Metrics Detects 200th Missing Tooth

We’ve detected thousands of missing shovel and loader teeth over the years, but visibility of these events hasn’t always been apparent.  In 2016, we released our centralized data analysis and visualization platform MetricsManager™ Pro to change that.  Armed with this … Continue reading

September 1st, 2017

Vale’s Voisey’s Bay approves LoaderMetrics™

LoaderMetrics™ product manager Saeed (far right) with the helpful staff at Voisey’s Bay. Motion Metrics successfully trialed a LoaderMetrics™ system at Vale’s Voisey’s Bay Nickel Mine in Labrador, Canada. We are excited to announce that we have met Vale’s requirements … Continue reading

June 9th, 2017

See How ShovelMetrics™ Detects Missing Teeth

ShovelMetrics™ is our flagship solution that has been installed on over 250 shovels at over 50 mines around the world. An essential tool for maximizing the safety and productivity of mining operations, ShovelMetrics™ includes fragmentation analysis, payload monitoring, tooth wear … Continue reading

December 20th, 2016

Overcoming A Tough Challenge!

By Dr. Shahram Tafazoli, Founder & CEO of Motion Metrics A little over two years ago, after early field trials of the initial LoaderMetrics™ prototypes, we gathered our engineering team to review three major challenges in developing missing tooth detection … Continue reading

April 23rd, 2014

See Missing Teeth Caught by Motion Metrics

  We Catch Missing Teeth. Our ShovelMetrics™ and LoaderMetrics™ systems are working around the clock to catch the next missing tooth on a mining shovel or loader. We have compiled a library of missing tooth logs that demonstrates the powerful … Continue reading