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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…

Matrix Introduces Maestro Digital Mine’s Last Mile Communication Network Solution

NEWBURGH, IN. September 22, 2020 – Matrix Design Group, a leading provider of technology for mining safety and productivity, has announced its introduction of the Maestro Digital Mine’s Plexus PowerNet™ networking system to the U.S. market. Plexus PowerNet™, the first coaxial-based gigabit network, provides both data and power over a single cable. The system delivers a high-speed, low-latency digital communication network that provides PoE+ power to Access Points (APs), cameras and any other IP-based devices. The Plexus PowerNet™ coaxial cable…

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.…

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.…