Category: Mine Safety

Matrix’s Enhanced IntelliZone® Technology for Mobile Haulage Wins NIOSH 2021 Mine Safety & Health Technology Innovation Award

Scoops operate in highly constrained line-of-sight underground environments, which can contribute to safety-related incidents. While Matrix has long produced the top proximity detection technology used on mobile equipment, particularly CMs, in U.S. mines, it has now introduced an enhanced version for scoops and other types of mobile haulage. This new technology recently received NIOSH’s 2021 Mine Safety & Health Technology Innovation Award. Matrix worked with mine personnel at three different underground coal mines in the Illinois Basin to adapt the…

IntelliZone Locator Test Station and Controller Software Update Available – Mandatory Update

  Bulletin No: MISB20210512 Date Issued: May 12, 2021 Product: IntelliZone Proximity Detection Systems INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this Service Bulletin is to inform customers of the availability of a Locator Test Station software update and a controller software update for IntelliZone systems. The software updates contain support for additional devices, the newly-released & expanded on-machine diagnostic status screen, and logging updates. This is a mandatory update update that must be performed prior to October 1, 2021. IntelliZone systems on…

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 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.…

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…