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A selection of articles for forward-thinking mining professionals who want to learn how technology can save them money. We publish relevant and thought-provoking articles about mining innovation, stories from our customers, product news, and much more.

  • November 18th, 2020
  • 4 min

Motion Metrics Raises Awareness of B2Gold Rhino Gold Bar Initiative

With the COVID-19 pandemic occupying so much of our collective headspace, it is important to remember the other crises that our global community faces. From biodiversity loss to wealth inequality, these issues have not gone away and, in some cases, are even exacerbated by current conditions.  It is therefore with much excitement that Motion Metrics received our 100 Rhino Gold Bars from B2Gold – and, with them, an opportunity to...
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  • November 12th, 2020
  • 2 min
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Introducing BeltMetrics™ Volume Monitoring

Need greater insight into production? Our newest BeltMetrics feature has you covered. Using artificial intelligence and 3D stereoscopic imaging, BeltMetrics Volume Monitoring measures material transported by conveyor belts 24/7 to help mines optimize production. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZywH9KLR-c[/embed] The new BeltMetrics Volume Monitoring feature gives mines unparalleled insight into the amount of material transported by conveyor belts to the processing plant. Volume Monitoring is the third major feature available with BeltMetrics; the system...
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  • September 23rd, 2020
  • 4 min
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Motion Metrics Joins the Fight Against Climate Change with Funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada

On September 16, 2020, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) officially announced that Motion Metrics is among the nine companies across Canada awarded a total of $24.8M in the latest round of funding.  Motion Metrics is the leader of a collaborative, innovative project titled “A machine-vision and AI based solution for optimal comminution in mineral processing circuits”. In an era of escalating climate crisis and increased pressure on natural resources, this...
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  • July 29th, 2020
  • 4 min
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Coping with Uncertainty: How Mining Companies Can Use Technology to Build Operational Resilience

The COVID-19 pandemic has faced the mining sector with profound uncertainty. To improve operational resilience and hasten economic recovery, mining companies can use artificial intelligence and smart sensing technologies to optimize production and improve efficiency. History suggests that the biggest rewards will accrue to early movers; a McKinsey analysis of the Great Recession found that the top performing companies moved quickly and decisively to gain an advantage over competitors, and...
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