Caterpillar, Minetec partnership adds underground technology to MineStar suite

Minetec’s proprietary products including SMARTS task management, TRAX high precision tracking and wireless communications and SafeDetect proximity detection will be integrated with Caterpillar’s FLEET assignment engine, HEALTH data analytics and COMMAND autonomous operations to form an expanded MineStar technology suite.

Minetec’s Executive General Manager Dr Rory Linehan said the expanded MineStar suite was expected to be available within six months.

“We’ll use that as a platform and then we’re going to co-develop new technologies and new capabilities to offer the underground mining market over the next number of years,” he said.

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The Lead South Australia – Minetec, Caterpillar Partner to Deliver Minestar Underground Technologies

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