Category: Mining Technology

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…

Matrix Announces Distribution Partnership with Mirenco

MATRIX ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH MIRENCO NEWBURGH, IN. July 22, 2021 – Matrix Design Group, a leading provider of technology for mining and industrial safety and productivity, is pleased to announce a new distribution partnership with Mirenco, Inc. Founded in 1997, Mirenco’s core business is gathering and reporting accurate, real-world engine performance data that helps mining and industrial companies remotely monitor their combustion efficiencies which in return gives fuel savings, lower downtimes, prevents costly repairs in order to operate more…

Matrix OmniPro® MAX Honored by NIOSH With Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recognized Matrix as this year’s Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards winner in the Coal Sector. Honorees are selected for the significant advancements they have made to enhance mine safety by applying technology or improved processes in innovative ways. The announcement reads as follows: Matrix Design Group, subsidiary of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NMA member) developed a system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to prevent collisions…

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.…