News Posted by Mine Design Technologies July 18th, 2018

Wireless Mesh Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things

There is a lot of talk these days in many industries about the so-called “Internet of Things” (or IoT). Essentially, this term refers to adding digital tracking and communication capabilities to more traditional types of equipment and devices that are not primarily...

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3 Benefits of a Wireless Piezometer Monitoring System

Mine operators wanting to implement a piezometer monitoring system to keep track of the behaviour of standing and ground water within their mine are often faced with the choice of opting for a wired or wireless system. Wireless piezometer monitoring systems offer...

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3 Benefits of Wireless Piezometer Monitoring

Water and mining don’t always mix well. Most mines, whether they are on the surface or underground, must contend with the presence of varying amounts of water, in the form of standing bodies of water or groundwater. The pressure exerted by water or excessive seepage...

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How Does a Wireless Mesh Sensor Network Operate?

Wireless mesh sensor networks in mines are used to monitor the status of the physical environment within the mine (rock, soil, water etc.) and to highlight changes, especially those that have the potential to disrupt mine operations or pose a safety hazard if not...

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