Real time data means more time at the face.

Real time data means more time at the face.

Decades-old technology gets new purpose underground

Image of David Ballantyne, vice-president of product development, with a Plexus Powernet, which is currently running a lighted sign in Maestro Digital Mine's office in Lively.

Maestro Digital Mine introduces Plexus Powernet, which uses copper coaxial cable to get data from the mine face to surface faster.

As mines rely more on real-time information and advanced diagnostics, the need for pervasive connectivity has become more critical.

Maestro Digital Mine has come up with a solution that borrows from an old method of delivering TV channels and the Internet to the home: a copper coaxial cable network.

Read the full article here at Northern Ontario Business. (Article and photo by Karen McKinley.)


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