Guest blogger, Carl Brackpool, Innovation Specialist, Product Management
Hexagon Mining has grown to be the dominant planning, high-precision operations, and vehicle safety technology vendor in surface and pit mining. However, the mining industry acknowledges that mineral and metal deposits for global consumer and technology evolution are located deeper and deeper under the overburden of our earth.
Underground mining methods are trying to meet these demands. Those methods are encountering complexities that may be easy to overcome above ground, but require domain expertise and often non-scalable customized solutions, below. As data from a growing number of instruments, humans, and mobile assets needs to be outside the mine for analysis, the network infrastructure and software to collect and process these packets become bottlenecks for true underground mining optimization and safety.
At our annual international conference, HxGN LIVE in Las Vegas, June 13-16, we will be announcing the launch of Hexagon Underground. Hexagon Underground is a dynamic catalog of standalone and full integration-ready modules, which build upon our specific product lines in pit mining and include our latest acquisition, MiPlan tablet-based task management.
Easy to buy, easy to use, and suitable for any sized operation, MiPlan’s mobile platforms streamline data flows between traditionally disparate systems and departments, closing the loop on design, field data capture, reconciliation, and reporting. They allow users to increase mine productivity and see a rapid return on investment using scalable, real-time mobile software applications for field data collection, fleet management, production management, and reporting.
At HxGN LIVE, we will be presenting how Hexagon Mining Underground solutions are designed to benefit customers who are: already underground, going underground, or combine both in simultaneous site types around the globe. Hexagon’s modular approach, for the first time enables small-to-mid-cap mining companies to grow their operations with sophisticated technologies that were previously out of financial reach. Browse our presentations catalog and register.