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IntelliZone Featured on Cover of Coal Age Magazine

IntelliZone, the top selling proximityy detection technology in North America, is featured on the cover of Coal Age’s April 2020 issue. IECEx-approved IntelliZone is about to start two Australian mine trials and continues to expand in South Africa. To read the article (Underground Communications and Proximity Detection), visit https://www.coalage.com/flipbooks/april-2020/ For more information on IntelliZone coal mining operations – CLICK HERE For more information on InteliZone for metal/non-metal mining operations – CLICK HERE.…

Matrix Introduces Equipment Group for Coal Operations

  NEWBURGH, IN. April 29, 2020 – Matrix Design Group, a leading provider of technology for mining safety and productivity, has announced the introduction of an Equipment Division which features essential support products for underground coal operations. The new Division has launched with a product line of new or rebuilt Rock Dusters as well as Rock Dust Bins, Refuge Shelters and Dozer Kits. “We want to offer coal mines high-quality new and rebuilt products with an eye toward cost savings,”…

Matrix Design Group Introduces the M5 Machine Mounted Methane Monitor to the U.S. Coal Market

  NEWBURGH, IN. February 18, 2020 – Matrix Design Group, a leading provider of technology for mining safety and productivity, announced that the M5 Machine Mounted Methane Monitor has received MSHA approval and is now available in the US. M5 is the next-generation system from Monitech Mine Monitoring Systems of South Africa and represents a significant improvement over existing methane monitors available in the coal market. M5’s unique sensor design, system software and beacon sensor monitoring technology make it more…

Matrix IntelliZone Featured in Coal International Article

  Matrix’s IntelliZone proximity detection system is featured on the cover of the Sept-Oct issue of Coal International. The article focuses on the global push for better worker safety solutions through technological innovation so naturally, Matrix came to mind for this international magazine. IntelliZone’s shaped zones enhance miner safety without disrupting productivity. And with IECEx approval, it is certified for use in most countries in addition to the United States and South Africa. To view the Matrix article, CLICK HERE.…

Matrix Analytics Group

  Matrix Launches Matrix Analytics Group NEWBURGH, IN. July 9, 2019 – Matrix Design Group, a leading provider of technology for mining safety and productivity, announced that it is opening a new division, Matrix Analytics Group. The division will be part of Matrix’s South African entity in Johannesburg, operating in both the U.S. and Africa. Matrix Analytics Group offers industry expert perspectives into mining operations based on data and numerical modeling that helps drive meaningful enhancements to the decision-making process.…

IntelliZone Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Matrix Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of IntelliZone’s Ultra-Precision Proximity Detection System with Introduction of New Accessories NEWBURGH, IN. April 26, 2019 – Matrix Design Group has announced that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its IntelliZone Proximity Detection System with the introduction of a new accessories suite. On April 29, 2009, the company’s engineers filed for a patent for IntelliZone’s proprietary technology, which offers ultra-precision tracking and the ability to define customized sharped zones around each machine. Never before had…

Matrix featured in Mining Magazine Underground Communications Article

Matrix’s Brian Jones, Director of Global Business Development, was recently interviewed and featured in a Mining Magazine article about the future of underground communications in mining. https://matrixteamprod.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Mining-Magazine-1.pdf…

Mining Tech Is Being Shared Across the Globe

The October / November 2018 cover story in Mining People featured Matrix’s technology and how it is spreading across the world to make mines safer and more productive. Click here to read the article: http://miningpeople.org/archive/2018/2018octnov_issue/files/assets/basic-html/page-14.html…

Matrix IntelliZone Proximity Detection Receives Australian IECEx Approval

NEWBURGH, IN. Aug. 6, 2018 – Matrix Design Group, LLC (Matrix) announced today that its IntelliZone proximity detection system has received IECEx approval from the Department of Industry’s Mine Safety Technology Centre in Thornton, NSW, Australia. Originally introduced to the North American coal mining market in 2009, IntelliZone is the leading proximity detection system in the U.S. and South Africa. IntelliZone’s advanced software positioning system provides precise location of personnel around mobile machinery, allowing it to perform successfully in even…

IntelliZone Cap Lamp Locator

The Matrix Cap Lamp Locator is a robust, wearable device that communicates with an active IntelliZone controller and drivers. The Cap Lamp Locator features an OLED screen that can report system errors and general diagnostics. The screen can also be used to associate/dissociate as a machine operator. An audible alarm and LEDs alert personnel in the event of a zone breach. The Cap Lamp Locator battery pack can be worn on miner’s tool belt by using its molded-in belt loops.…