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October 19th, 2018

How Codelco’s Gabriela Mistral Division Uses ShovelMetrics™ to Prevent Crusher Obstructions

This September, Codelco ran an article explaining why their Gabriela Mistral division uses ShovelMetrics™ Missing Tooth Detection and Tooth Wear Monitoring to prevent high-risk crusher obstructions.  The following is an English translation of the original Spanish article.   Innovative and … Continue reading

July 27th, 2018

How to Prevent Dangerous and Costly Crusher Obstructions with AI

Last week, we shared an incident report about a jammed crusher in Western Australia.  Despite an exhaustive risk management procedure, this event saw an obstructing ground engaging tool (GET) ejected towards the operator in a manner that previous experience indicated … Continue reading

July 13th, 2018

When the Best Plans Fail: the Danger and Unpredictability of Crusher Obstructions

Even with exhaustive planning and an unwavering commitment to risk management, clearing a crusher jam can be unpredictable and extremely dangerous.  This is the precautionary message delivered by an article submitted to MineSafe by Patrick Burke, Group Safety Manager Compliance with … Continue reading