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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

October 16th, 2017

Global Business Reports Interviews Motion Metrics CEO Dr. Tafazoli

This month, Global Business Reports interviewed Motion Metrics President and CEO Dr. Shahram Tafazoli as part of its Industry Explorations publication for British Columbia, Yukon and Vancouver as the World’s Mining Barometer 2017. Global Business Reports (GBR) was established in … Continue reading

January 16th, 2017

Motion Metrics Awarded Canadian Patent for Proximity Detection

On December 27, Motion Metrics was awarded Canadian patent #2,781,349, “Method and Apparatus for Generating an Indication of an Object within an Operating Ambit of Heavy Loading Equipment,” for our ShovelMetrics™ Proximity Detection module. Co-invented by Dr. Shahram Tafazoli, Nima … Continue reading