News & Blog

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.

Category: A Connected Mine

  • December 5th, 2019
  • 2 min

Designing Rugged Solutions for the Harsh Mining Environment

Our solutions provide mission-critical services to mines around the globe. Hardware reliability is key but designing solutions to survive harsh mining environments is no easy feat. To overcome extreme temperature conditions, shock, vibration, and dust, we build our hardware to meet or exceed military standards. Solar testing on our stereo camera solution. Extreme heat is a major threat to hardware, especially in Africa and Australia where the sun is relentless...
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  • June 11th, 2019
  • 14 min

How Digital Technologies are Transforming the Mining Industry

As the population grows, demand for mined materials increases.  At the same time, mining these valuable materials is becoming more difficult – fluctuating commodity prices are squeezing profit margins, easily-accessible deposits are being rapidly depleted, and productivity in the sector has decreased by 28% over the last decade.  The industry is at an inflection point, and new technologies provide an opportunity to change its course.  Researchers predict that harnessing the value of digitalization can...
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