Motion Metrics News

The latest news and technology in mining.


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

June 22nd, 2017

Motion Metrics Featured In Mining Magazine

June’s issue of Mining Magazine explores how mines can use Motion Metrics’ rock fragmentation analysis technology to save energy costs by optimizing their blasting techniques. The article specifically focuses on reducing energy costs associated with comminution – the reduction in … Continue reading

May 24th, 2017

Motion Metrics Awarded UK Patent for PortaMetrics

On April 5, 2017, Motion Metrics was awarded United Kingdom patent GB2536271 “Method and apparatus for performing a fragmentation assessment of a material” for PortaMetrics™. This is exciting news as it marks our first UK patent and our second patent … Continue reading

May 4th, 2017

PortaMetrics™ Sales Taking Off Worldwide

This spring has seen record sales of our PortaMetrics™ handheld fragmentation analysis tablet. Most recently we have sold units to a nickel mine in northern Finland, a diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories, and a quarry in the southern United States … Continue reading

May 2nd, 2017

PortaMetrics™ Moves to MetricsManager™ Pro

What is MetricsManager™ Pro? MetricsManager™ Pro is an online platform that allows users to access PortaMetrics™ images, review blasting results and generate customizable reports. Accessible to all mine and quarry personal on any laptop, tablet or smartphone, MetricsManager™ Pro is … Continue reading