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Hexagon to Acquire SAFEmine, A Leading Safety Solutions Company Serving the Mining Industry

March 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, has signed an agreement to acquire SAFEmine, a leader in the field of safety solutions for mining operations. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, SAFEmine provides…

ZEB1 Handheld Laser Scanner Maps UK’s Deepest Mine for Health and Safety Compliance

March 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

Cleveland Potash is using the ZEB1 hand held laser mapping system to map underground workings, complete stock surveys and comply with health and safety…

Buried Services Mapping Technology Ensures Sino Iron Project is Always on Solid Ground

January 20, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance

CITIC Pacific Mining has taken a high-tech approach to managing underground infrastructure at the largest magnetite project under construction in Australia,…

Sensors Detect Huge Mine Landslide in Advance

May 21, 2013 - in Sensors

A 165-million-ton landslide rocked Kennecott Utah Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine on April 10, registering as a 2.4-magnitude earthquake in nearby Salt Lake City. The cascade of rock damaged giant trucks and digger machines, but not one of the 500 people who…

3D Laser Mapping Expands North American Business

March 11, 2013 - in Transportation

Global laser scanning specialist 3D Laser Mapping has expanded its North American Business with the appointment of a Vice President Sales. Based out of the company’s regional headquarters in Denver, Colorado, John Arnold will be responsible for the continued…

Anglo American Copper Mine Improves Operations with SmartPlant Foundation

October 25, 2012 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Anglo American, one of the largest copper producers in Chile, has selected Intergraph SmartPlant Foundation to support the information management handover process for its Los Bronces Development Project, an open-pit mine estimated to increase the operation’s…

Trimble Acquires Refraction Technology Assets to Extend its Scientific Research and Structural Monitoring Solutions

October 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Sensors

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired assets of privately-held Refraction Technology, Inc. (REF TEK) of Plano, Texas, a leading provider of seismic sensors and high-frequency data logging systems. The asset acquisition is expected to…

RIEGL Launches VZ-6000 Terrestrial Laser Scanner for Ultra-long Ranges

September 24, 2012 - in Corporate

Especially designed for ultra-long range applications in topography and mining, the new High-Speed, High-Accuracy Terrestrial Laser Scanner RIEGL VZ-6000 offers ultra-long measurement range of more than 6,000 m for static applications. As the Laser Class…