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Maestro develops product to replace PLCs

Maestro develops product to replace PLCs

Reduced capex, faster delivery Maestro Digital Mine, the Sudbury-based company that developed the Vigilante Air Quality Monitoring System and the Plexus PowerNet that facilitates the deployment and maintenance of WiFi in underground mines, has launch
Robert Quartermain offers roadmap for success

Robert Quartermain offers roadmap for success

Geologists can make good business decisions too Robert Quartermain, one of Canada’s leading geologists and mining executives, said there is a leadership role to be carried out by earth scientists in the development of significant new mining projects
MOSS goes global as NSS, Hexagon team up

MOSS goes global as NSS, Hexagon team up

Northern Survey Supply takes Miner Operated Survey System to world stage Northern Survey Supply (NSS) has teamed up with Tuscon, Arizona-based Hexagon Mining to go global with its Miner Operated Survey System (MOSS). A division of the €3.
Jannatec unveils a hard hat with a difference

Jannatec unveils a hard hat with a difference

Product features a camera, phone, collision avoidance system and more Imagine a hard hat that not only protects you from falling loose material, but also has a central processing unit, an Android operating system, a camera, a microphone, a speaker, a
CENGN testbed helps drive innovation in mining

CENGN testbed helps drive innovation in mining

Suppliers offered access to ultra-high-speed network Supply and service companies that want to test high-tech products and services for the mining industry in Ontario are getting a boost from a multi-partner initiative designed to drive innovation ac
New blasting software optimizes fragmentation

New blasting software optimizes fragmentation

North Bay’s iRing introduces Aegis Break Analyzer New software designed to turn underground mine blasting into primary crushing is triggering early success on two continents.
Software developer focuses on data integration

Software developer focuses on data integration

Mine IQ does away with data silos Jennifer Sloat is yet another example of a Sudbury-born professional who wandered off to Toronto, but yearned to return home.
Teleop creates productivity gains at Red Lake

Teleop creates productivity gains at Red Lake

Five LHDs, one locomotive and one rock breaker equipped with Hard-Line teleoperation technology Goldcorp’s Red Lake Complex is aggressively rolling out teleop technology from Sudbury-based Hard-Line Solutions based on early indications of significant
Symboticware wins multi-million dollar contract from Vale

Symboticware wins multi-million dollar contract from Vale

Mining industry embraces telemetry The year 2008 wasn’t the best time to start a business based on a new and still immature technology, but Symboticware’s Kirk Petroski weathered the storm.
Rock-Tech unveils new generation of utility trucks

Rock-Tech unveils new generation of utility trucks

Vale acquires state-of-the-art crane truck Rock-Tech, a Sudbury-based mining equipment manufacturer, has unveiled a new generation of underground utility vehicles and made its first sale of a Titanium Gen 2 crane truck to Vale.