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: News

  • July 11th, 2019
  • 1 min
| News

Motion Metrics Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Motion Metrics International Corp. was incorporated in 2004. Since then, we’ve grown from a team of six based out of a basement in Vancouver to a team of close to 100 with offices on four continents and clients on six. We’ve embraced new technology, launched new products, and experienced tremendous growth. To mark the occasion, Motion Metrics’ Vancouver Staff set off for the UBC Farm for a very special lunch....
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  • June 19th, 2019
  • 3 min
| News

Meet Ethan Fernandes, Marketing Co-op Student

Located on the University of British Columbia campus, Motion Metrics is a great place for ambitious co-op students to take on meaningful, challenging work alongside experts in their field. We sat down with one of our co-op students, Ethan Fernandes, to talk about his experience at Motion Metrics.   Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a second-year Bachelor of Commerce student specializing in marketing at the UBC Sauder School...
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  • June 11th, 2019
  • 14 min
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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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