Hexagon Mining Opens MineQuest 2016

Safer, more productive mines at core of event’s digital mine theme

Tucson, Arizona, April 18, 2016 – Hexagon Mining today opens MineQuest 2016, its global user event series, in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Shaping the Digital Mine is the theme of the event and featured prominently in President, Hélio Samora’s opening address to attendees.

Hexagon_MineQuest“Shaping the Digital Mine embodies our goal of creating safer, more productive mines,” said Samora. “We see the digital mine as integrating data and processes, informing and empowering people to make intelligent decisions, no matter their location in a mine.

“Hexagon Mining is working to achieve the digital mine by connecting planning, operations, and safety in real-time.”

The vision of a digital mine will be delivered throughout this week via a dynamic mix of presentations, workshops, demos, and consultation. Clients will present first-hand accounts of Hexagon Mining technology in the field, providing real-life examples of how the company‘s solutions are improving performance, simplifying workflows, protecting mine equipment, and saving lives.

MineQuest’s tradeshow component, The Zone, will feature the latest integration of Hexagon’s survey and measurement solutions, particularly as they relate to slope monitoring. Today, the company also launched its consolidated Services organization, built on the pillars of deployment, training, and consulting.

MineQuest continues in Perth, Australia (June 20-22), Swakopmund, Namibia (June 22-24), Santiago, Chile (Aug. 8-10), Lima, Peru (Aug. 10-12), and Hermosillo, Mexico (Aug. 15-17). Hexagon Mining will also join HxGN LIVE, Hexagon’s annual international conference, in Anaheim, California (June 13-16), and the quadrennial MINExpo in Las Vegas, Sept. 26-28.

About Hexagon Mining
Hexagon Mining is the only company to solve surface and underground challenges with proven technologies for planning, operations, and safety. We bring surveying, design, fleet management, production optimization, and collision avoidance together in a life-of-mine solution that connects people and processes. Our customers are safer, more productive, and can make sense of their data. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with offices worldwide, Hexagon Mining is shaping smart change by helping to connect all parts of a mine with technologies that make sense of data in real time. We deliver technology, service, and support. Learn more at hexagonmining.com and follow us @HexagonMining. Mining is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

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