SME 2022 adjourns, sets 2023 dates

The Society for Metallurgy, Mining and Exploration (SME) closed its annual meeting and exhibition for another year on March 2. Entitled MINEXCHANGE, the event kicked off with an opening reception on Feb. 27 and, in addition to dozens of technical sessions, welcomed nearly 750 exhibitors to the show floor at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 2021…

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Hitachi Construction Machinery kicks off new era

Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas (HCMA) has launched the next chapter for the company in North America and Latin America. On March 1, HCMA officially began leading the Hitachi brand’s construction and mining equipment sales and service support efforts.  At a commemoration celebration event held for employees in early March at the HCMA headquarters in Newnan, Ga., Alan Quinn, HCMA chief…

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Spotlight from SME 2022: Maestro, Exyn partner for worker safety

Exyn Technologies announced in March during SME MINEXCHANGE 2022 that it has come together in partnership with Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) device group Maestro Digital Mine to boost safety and production with the use of the fully autonomous ExynAero drone. Specifically, according to the companies, the ExynAero can be utilized for exploring and mapping GPS-denied environments, and since it…

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