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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.

  • April 29th, 2024
  • 3 min
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Celebrating Dr. Shahram Tafazoli’s Remarkable Journey with Weir Motion Metrics.

Last week, amidst the picturesque skyline of Vancouver, we bid farewell to our founder and visionary leader, Dr. Shahram Tafazoli, with a profound sense of pride and cherished memories. Dr. Tafazoli has been the driving force behind Motion Metrics, igniting innovation and catalyzing transformative change in the mining technology landscape. His unique passion and genuine regard for the humanity of all involved have empowered individuals throughout our journey. Since its...
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  • April 20th, 2023
  • 2 min
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Melanie MacKay Receives Weir Motion Metrics Mining Graduate Scholarship

Melanie Mackay, Ph.D. The University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced that Melanie MacKay, a Doctor of Philosophy in Mining Engineering student, has been awarded the Motion Metrics Mining Graduate Scholarship for the 2022 Winter Academic Session. The scholarship, worth $5000, recognizes MacKay's dedication and accomplishments in her academic pursuits. Started by company Founder and Chief of AI, Shahram Tafazoli Bilandi, the Motion Metrics Mining Graduate Scholarship is one of...
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  • April 5th, 2023
  • 2 min
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Weir Motion Metrics Cuts Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Manufacturing and Distribution Center

On 13 March, Weir Motion Metrics cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art facility in Vancouver, British Columbia. The site is a combined manufacturing, R&D and demonstration space that will allow the business to better serve customers and provide employees with an innovative workspace for collaboration and development. Vice President, Mike Funke, oversees ESCO division global supply chain and Weir Motion Metrics operations. At 19,725 square feet, the new facility...
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  • December 6th, 2022
  • 1 min
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Weir’s December 2022 Capital Markets Event

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzTh0AlO8eM[/embed] Motion Metrics is proud to be an integral part of Weir's digital vision for the mining industry. Weir has introduced digital platforms to boost our technologies and solutions. Synertrex® provides data-driven insights on our equipment, while Motion Metrics generates complementary insights on processes within the mine. They work in harmony to enable real time data-driven decision making that optimises efficiency and saves water and energy. Learn more about Motion...
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