Oxbotica & Navtech launch Terran360 radar-based localisation system giving higher precision to autonomous vehicles
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Oxbotica & Navtech launch Terran360 radar-based localisation system giving higher precision to autonomous vehicles
May 5, 2021

Oxbotica and Navtech have launched Terran360, which they say is the world’s first all-weather radar localisation solution for industrial autonomous vehicles, with the pioneering technology typically accurate to <10 cm on any vehicle, in any environment. “Combining Navtech’s patented FMCW radar sensor and Oxbotica’s autonomy software platform, Terran360 is an entirely new offering to the[…]

Redpath Canada & SafeSight Exploration win Safety Innovation Award for development of MRC Rail Runner
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Redpath Canada & SafeSight Exploration win Safety Innovation Award for development of MRC Rail Runner
May 4, 2021

Redpath Canada Ltd and SafeSight Exploration Inc are the recipients of the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association’s (OMCSA) Safety Innovation Award for 2020. The announcement was made at a virtual meeting in April 2021. The Award recognises great innovations in mining that directly impact safety. The Redpath and SafeSight collaboration has developed the SafeSight MRC[…]

Bentley Systems acquires mining & infrastructure IoT companies sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision
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Bentley Systems acquires mining & infrastructure IoT companies sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision
April 30, 2021

Bentley Systems, Inc has announced its acquisitions of sensemetrics (agreement executed) and Vista Data Vision (closed), leading providers of software for Internet of Things (IoT) applications used extensively in infrastructure and mining. sensemetrics and Vista Data Vision will expand the scope of the Bentley iTwin platform to add intrinsic IoT capabilities for infrastructure digital twins[…]

Underground mine drone survey takes another step as Exyn achieves Level 4A Autonomy
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Underground mine drone survey takes another step as Exyn achieves Level 4A Autonomy
April 27, 2021

Exyn Technologies, a pioneer in autonomous aerial robot systems for complex, GPS-denied industrial environments including underground mines, has announced it has achieved the highest documented level of aerial autonomy. At Level 4A Autonomy, Exyn’s drones powered by ExynAI are now capable of free-flight exploration of complex spaces, with complete determination of flight path—at 2+ m/second[…]

Devico to launch DeviCloud complete survey data management system
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Devico to launch DeviCloud complete survey data management system
April 27, 2021

Devico AS, the Norwegian leader in directional core drilling innovations and manufacturer of leading drill hole positioning instruments, is officially releasing its latest innovation, DeviCloud, on May 3. DeviCloud is a “complete survey data management system, connecting drillers, geologists, and engineers through a fast, secure, and uncomplicated cloud-based platform. The onsite processing, transfer and management[…]

Digital Twin Consortium announces liaison agreement with Global Mining Guidelines Group
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Digital Twin Consortium announces liaison agreement with Global Mining Guidelines Group
April 1, 2021

Digital Twin Consortium® and Global Mining Guidelines Group have entered into a liaison agreement “to help solve mining industry challenges by enabling the development and adoption of digital twin technologies.” Both consortia have agreed to the following: Identifying and sharing use cases and applications of digital twins in mining Identifying and sharing best practices across[…]

Hexagon’s IDS GeoRadar & Geopraevent announce SLYX for slow movement analysis on tailing dams
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Hexagon’s IDS GeoRadar & Geopraevent announce SLYX for slow movement analysis on tailing dams
March 24, 2021

Two of the leading players in the monitoring industry, Geopraevent and IDS GeoRadar, both Hexagon companies, have introduced SLYX Slow Movement Analysis, a solution that they say goes beyond standard analysis of tailing dams. It incorporates the new Guardian algorithm developed in cooperation with Geopraevent, which “plays an important role for early precursors of potentially[…]