Canadian Mining Journal

Hexagon Mining

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    BMT releases Flight Enabled Detector 2.0

    February 2, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Blast Movement Technologies, a company that is part of Hexagon and specializes in post-blast ore location and recovery, has released the Flight Enabled Detector 2.0 (FED 2.0). The specially fitted UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) offers a safer, more expedient solution

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    Hexagon and Gold Fields complete safety project installation in Ghana

    January 7, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Hexagon’s mining division announced the completion of a significant safety installation with Gold Fields in Ghana. More than 220 mine vehicles were equipped with Hexagon’s MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS) at Gold Fields’ Tarkwa Mine in Ghana’s western region. MineProtect’s

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    Hexagon acquires Canadian distributor of CADWorx and analysis solutions

    December 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Hexagon’s PPM division, a provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, has acquired CodeCAD, a software retailer and distributor of Hexagon’s CADWorx and Analysis Solutions in Canada. The CodeCAD acquisition consolidates

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    Hexagon, RealWear reshape maintenance ops with connected workflows

    November 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Hexagon and RealWear continue to advance interoperability between Hexagon’s Xalt Connected Worker solution and RealWear’s HMT family of wearable, hands-free devices. The resulting real-time data from Hexagon’s solutions, transmitted to RealWear’s hands-free, voice-enabled headsets, can help operations mitigate safety hazards.

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    SAFETY: Hexagon introduces hazard alert feature, announces Proudfoot partnership

    June 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s Mining division, together with IDS GeoRadar, also a Hexagon company, has launched an industry-first platform, which integrates safety systems with radar-based slope stability hazards. This platform is part of the newly released HxGN MineProtect Collision Avoidance System (CAS)

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    SAFETY: IDS GeoRadar and Worldsensing launch mine monitoring system

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EUROPE – Worldsensing and IDS GeoRadar, both in the monitoring technology space, cooperated to launch a comprehensive mine safety monitoring system. The integrated system will be the first in the world to offer surface, sub-surface and geospatial monitoring in a single

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    BLASTING: Hexagon acquires Blast Movement Technologies

    January 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, has announced the acquisition of Blast Movement Technologies (BMT) from RCF Jolimont Mining Innovation. BMT supplies a unique blast movement measurement technology to the global mining industry. BMT’s technology

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    SAFETY: Hexagon offers new early warning radar system for rock falls

    July 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, today announced IDS GeoRadar RockSpot, a radar system that fills a critical gap in the monitoring of natural and engineered slopes. The system detects, tracks, and analyzes the slightest movements from

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    SAFETY: Reverse Assist from Hexagon improves haulage safety

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Hexagon’s mining division has introduced HxGN MineOperate Reverse Assist, a high precision positioning application that guides truck operators with the optimum reversing path. Reverse Assist completes the division’s Operator Assist product suite. Inaccurate reversing maneuvers and costly collisions

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    SAFETY: Canadian coal miner signs deal with Hexagon

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. –  Hexagon’s Mining division is pleased to announce a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources. Conuma produces high quality metallurgical coal for use in the steel industry. The three-year subscription package will cover Conuma’s three mines

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    SOFTWARE: MineSight QAQC validates field samples

    October 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Arizona – Hexagon Mining has launched MineSight QAQC, a flexible, easy-to-use product to validate and determine the precision and accuracy of field samples. Field samples are arguably the most important part of the evaluation and design of a mine.