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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 5th, 2021
  • 7 min
| News

Weir to acquire Artificial Intelligence and Machine Vision technology leader Motion Metrics

  The Weir Group has agreed to acquire Motion Metrics, a leading Canada-based global mining technology business. Motion Metrics is the market leading developer of innovative Artificial Intelligence (AI) and 3D rugged Machine Vision Technology. The Weir Group has agreed to acquire Motion Metrics, a leading Canada-based global mining technology business, for an initial consideration of £88m1 payable in cash upon completion, subject to customary net debt and working capital adjustments. Motion Metrics is the market leading developer of innovative Artificial Intelligence...
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  • November 4th, 2021
  • 2 min
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16 ShovelMetrics Gen 3 Systems for South America

On Thursday October 28th, 2021, Motion Metrics celebrated shipment of 16x ShovelMetrics Gen 3 systems to a large iron ore mine in South America. Our team has been working on this exciting new generation product for more than 3 years. The system employs high-res rugged cameras and 3D viewing of the bucket, plus our most advanced AI-based algorithm for missing tooth detection, missing lip shroud monitoring, accurate 3D particle size...
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  • October 2nd, 2021
  • 1 min
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We attended MINExpo® International 2021

Motion Metrics attended MINExpo International 2021 from September 13th - 15th, this year, proudly showcasing integrated solutions designed to directly address challenges in mine safety, productivity, and sustainability. With a participation that included 2 booths, our miniature mine model presentation inspired some great interactions with the attending gallery. It was a very welcome opportunity to do business in person and a pleasure for our team to share our exciting advancements...
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  • September 28th, 2021
  • 9 min

Going Green

In this article for Global Mining Review, Caitlin McKinnon, Motion Metrics, Canada, discusses the importance of decarbonising operations in the transition to green technologies. The central challenge facing the mining sector today is the necessary transition to decarbonisation. This requires producers to dramatically reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while simultaneously ramping up production of the materials needed to power green technologies. But with challenge comes opportunity: while swift and...
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