Modular’s Collision Awareness System to feature DENSO’s Technologies for Advanced Risk Mitigation in Mines

Modular’s Collision Awareness System to feature DENSO’s Technologies for Advanced Risk Mitigation in Mines

Tucson, Arizona – July 10, 2017 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in real-time mine management solutions, today announced its fourth-generation Collision Awareness System (CAS) to feature key technologies from DENSO. The system combines DENSO’s industry-leading, standards-based vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) connected vehicle technologies with Modular’s own software and hardware, enabling the CAS to help increase situational awareness and mitigate collision risk in a mine.

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Modular to Preview New “Guided Spotting” Technology at MINExpo 2016

Tucson, Arizona – September 22, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, will preview its new “Guided Spotting” technology, designed for improved shovel productivity and operator awareness, at MINExpo 2016.

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Modular Mining Systems’ 4th-generation Collision Awareness System to be Launched at MINExpo 2016

Tucson, Arizona – September 19, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, will launch their 4th-generation collision awareness system at MINExpo 2016, available as a standalone system or integrated with Modular’s DISPATCH® Fleet Management System.

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Modular Mining Systems Releases PTX-C Mobile Hardware Platform

Tucson, Arizona – September 14 , 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the release of its latest-evolution mobile hardware platform, PTX-C. The PTX-C will be showcased at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas later this month.

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Modular Mining Systems Announces Co-Founder Retires

Tucson, Arizona – July 11, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that company co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dr. James Wm. White, has retired, effective July 1, 2016.

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Modular’s DISPATCH Underground 2015 FMS to be Implemented at Glencore’s George Fisher

Tucson, Arizona – June 23, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that its DISPATCH® Underground 2015 Fleet Management System (FMS) has been selected for implementation at George Fisher Mine in north Queensland, Australia.

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Modular Mining and RPM Announce Strategic Alliance

Tucson, Arizona – April 15, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems (Modular) and RungePincockMinarco (RPM) have announced a strategic alliance to deliver an integrated solution to bridge the gap between planning and operations for elevated precision and optimized efficiencies to enhance mine productivity. The alliance builds on RPM’s expertise in planning and scheduling and Modular’s expertise in systems integration and mine management solutions.

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Modular’s FMS and Machine Guidance Solutions Selected at ASARCO Mission Mine

Tucson, Arizona – March 21, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that its DISPATCH® 6 Fleet Management system (FMS) has been chosen to replace the current Leica/Jigsaw system at ASARCO Mission mine.

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Modular’s DISPATCH Underground FMS Wins 2015 Mining Magazine Load & Haul Award

Tucson, Arizona – January 26, 2016 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground operations, proudly announces that its DISPATCH® Underground Fleet Management System (FMS) is the recipient of Mining Magazine’s Load and Haul innovation award for 2015.

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Modular Launches the MineCare 3 Maintenance Management Solution for Increased Equipment Productivity and Availability

Tucson, Arizona – December 15, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the release of its third generation Maintenance Management solution – MineCare® 3.

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Modular Commissions the DISPATCH® Underground Fleet Management System at a Large Gold Mine in Mexico

Tucson, Arizona – November 30, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the successful commission of its DISPATCH® Underground 2015 Fleet Management system (FMS) at a large, high grade gold-silver mine in Sonora, Mexico.

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Modular’s MasterLink Enterprise Wireless Network Solution Selected by Vale’s Carajás Mine

Tucson, Arizona – November 5, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time mine management solutions, announced today that its MasterLink® Enterprise Wireless Network solution will be implemented at the Carajás open-pit iron ore mine. Located in the Amazon region of northern Brazil and run by Vale, S. A., Carajás is the largest iron ore mine in operation and producer of the highest grade iron ore, worldwide.

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Modular Launches DISPATCH Underground 2015

Tucson, Arizona – May 28, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the release of its DISPATCH® Underground 2015 Fleet Management system (FMS).

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Introducing MasterLink Enterprise – Modular Mining Systems’ Next Generation Wireless Network Solution

Tucson, Arizona – April 29, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time mine management solutions, announced today the release of its new MasterLink® Enterprise wireless network solution that enables robust, reliable and secure data transmission on a high-availability architecture, for bandwidth intensive open-pit mining environments.

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Modular Mining Reaches 250th Customer Milestone with Vale

Tucson, Arizona – March 16, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., industry-leading provider of real-time mine management solutions, announced today that Vale S.A. (Vale), the world’s leading iron ore provider, has selected Modular technologies for its Pico open-pit mine site in Brazil. This agreement marks the signing of Modular’s 250th customer mine, as well as more than 20 years of partnership with Vale.

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Modular Chairman, Dr. James Wm. White Inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame

Tucson, Arizona – February 17, 2015 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in mine management technology, proudly announces the induction of company co-founder and Chairman James Wm. White, Ph.D., P.E., into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame. Dr. White was selected in recognition of his efforts in the development and commercialization of the industry-leading DISPATCH® Fleet Management system.

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Modular Replaces Competitive Fleet Management System at Two Large Iron Ore Complexes in Brazil

Tucson, Arizona – November 5, 2014 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today one of the top multinational iron ore producers has chosen to implement Modular’s technologies at two of its mines near Belo Horizonte, Brazil, replacing their existing fleet management systems.

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Modular Mining Systems’ DISPATCH Fleet Management System Selected by EXCON for Toconao Mine

Tucson, Arizona – October 23, 2014 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that Modular’s DISPATCH® Fleet Management System is being implemented by EXCON at the Toconao Mine in Chile.

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Modular Mining Systems Celebrates 35 Years of Innovation, Helps Mines Move Over 70 Billion Additional Tons of Material

Tucson, Arizona – October 1, 2014 | Today, Modular Mining Systems, Inc. proudly celebrates 35 years of providing industry-leading mine management solutions for surface and underground operations.

Founded in 1979, Modular revolutionized the way mines work in real time with the release of the DISPATCH® Fleet Management system (FMS). The system’s proprietary optimization algorithm, industry-specific software and rugged, purpose-built hardware eliminated the need for visual pit oversight, increased production, and enabled mines to manage their entire haulage cycle from a central computer.

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Copper Mountain Commissions Modular’s DISPATCH System

Tucson, Arizona – August 5, 2014 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today the successful commissioning of Modular’s DISPATCH® Fleet Management system (FMS) at the Copper Mountain Mine in southern British Columbia, Canada.

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Modular Mining Systems’ Solutions to be Implemented at First Quantum’s Sentinel Mine Project

Tucson, Arizona – May 21, 2014 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, announced today that Kalumbila Minerals, Ltd. (KML), a subsidiary of First Quantum Minerals, Ltd. will implement Modular’s DISPATCH®, MineCare®, and ProVision® systems at the Sentinel copper mine in Zambia.

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Modular Mining Systems Expands, Debuts New Facility in Tucson

Tucson, Arizona – March 17, 2014 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the global leader in the delivery of real-time computer-based mine management solutions for surface and underground mining operations, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Integrated R+D and Support Center. To keep pace with continued growth in global mining automation, Modular expanded into the newly-renovated, 31,000 sq. ft. space adjacent to its corporate headquarters.

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Modular and Vale celebrate their 20th year of partnership

Tucson, Arizona – June 18, 2013 | Modular Mining Systems is proud to announce 20 years of partnership with Vale S.A., the world’s leading iron ore producer. In celebration, a barbecue was held on May 18th, at Doce Norte Club, in Carajás, Pará, Brazil.

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Modular Mining Systems Announces New General Manager, North America

Tucson, Arizona – May 6, 2013 | Modular is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Lanz to the position of General Manager (GM), North America. Greg is a customer-focused, results-driven professional with over 15 years of experience in mining and information technology.

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Modular Mining Systems Announces People on the Move

Tucson, Arizona – February 14, 2013 | Modular Mining Systems is proud to announce organizational changes in order to meet the challenges of our growing business. With an ever increasing customer base, Modular is creating a new role, Vice President, Mining Services. This role will focus on working with customers to not only realize greater value from their Modular products, but to also help customers analyze and improve upon their mine-to-mill challenges. “Achievement of the new division’s strategic goals is critical to our company’s long-term success,” said Luiz Steinberg, Modular CEO.

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Modular Announces New Suite of Safety Management Tools

Tucson, Arizona – September 26, 2012 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, demonstrates its ongoing commitment to operator safety with the release of the new MineAlert™ Safety Management Tools.

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Modular Attains Microsoft Gold-Level Partner Status

Tucson, Arizona – September 12, 2012 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, is pleased to announce attainment of Microsoft® Gold-Level status in the Microsoft Partner Network™ program.

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Modular Chairman, Dr. James White, receives Komatsu Presidential Award

Tucson, Arizona – May 15, 2012 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in mining systems technology, announces that company co-founder and Chairman James White, Ph.D., P.E., is the recipient of Komatsu Ltd.’s Individual Presidential Award for 2012.

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Modular to Support Rollout of Komatsu Autonomous Deployment at Rio Tinto

Tucson, Arizona – December 13, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc. (Modular) is proud to be part of the strategic alliance, between Komatsu, Rio Tinto, and Modular, delivering the world’s first large-scale commercial deployment of Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS).

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Modular Appoints New General Manager, Chile

Tucson, Arizona – October 13, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Andree Röttig as the new General Manager of Chile.

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Mirabela Nickel Installs Modular IntelliMine Suite

Tucson, Arizona – September 21, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces that Mirabela Nickel Ltd. has implemented the IntelliMine® asset management suite into its Santa Rita  operation, in Bahia, Brazil.

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Modular Mining Systems, Inc. Names New CEO

Tucson, Arizona – August 29, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc. announces Luiz Steinberg as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. 

Mr. Steinberg will assume the position, currently held by Peter Carter, effective on September 16th. Steinberg joined Modular in 1993, and he has since held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility. In 2000, Steinberg opened the  Modular subsidiary in Brazil and served as regional General Manager until 2005. Most recently, as Vice President of Product Development, Steinberg guided hardware and software development and strategic R&D to meet the needs of Modular customers.

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SouthGobi Selects Modular for Mine Management Solution

Tucson, Arizona – June 15, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc. (Modular), the world leader in information management solutions for mining operations, announces that SouthGobi Resources, Ltd. has chosen to implement the Modular® IntelliMine® Integrated Asset  Management Suite at its Ovoot Tolgoi operation in southern Mongolia.

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Modular Expands Value Add Services

Tucson, Arizona – April 6, 2011 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in mining systems technology, announces an expansion of its Value Add Services offering. After maturing in tandem with mining industry leaders, Modular is now offering Change Management and  Lean to all of its customers worldwide.

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Modular Celebrates 200th Customer: Vale – Moatize Mine

Tucson, Arizona – October 13, 2010 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc. is proud to announce that Vale S.A. (Vale), the world’s leading iron ore producer, has chosen to implement IntelliMine® technology at its Moatize mine site, a new coalmine in Tete Province, Mozambique. The selection marks the 200th Modular customer over 30 years as a mining technology pioneer.

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Modular Replaces Jigsaw at Southern Arizona Mine

Tucson, Arizona – June 15, 2010 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the industry leader in mining technology, announces that one of the world’s top copper producers has chosen to implement Modular fleet management technology at another of its operations in Southern Arizona, U.S.A., replacing their current Leica Geosystems Jigsaw360 system.

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AngloGold Ashanti Selects Modular Fleet Management

Tucson, Arizona – April 20, 2010 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the world leader in information management solutions for mining operations, announces that AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) has selected Modular as the global supplier of fleet management systems.

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KOC Installs Modular Solutions

Tucson, Arizona – March 1, 2010 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces that Kumtor Operating Company has officially launched the Modular® IntelliMine® suite of products into its operation with final commissioning occurring in December 2009.

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Modular Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

Tucson, Arizona – November 3, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, is proud to celebrate 30 years as a pioneer in the mining industry.

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Drummond Coal Mine Installs Modular Hybrid System

Tucson, Arizona – August 18, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the world leader in information management solutions for mining operations, announces that Mina Pribbenow, a Drummond Ltd. mine in Colombia, has installed ML field hardware computer systems alongside their current RevD system, making it one of the largest hybrid IntelliMine® system sites. The project included a central system software upgrade to set the stage for NextGen applications.

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Modular Names New Vice President, Business Development

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the appointment of Anthony Cook to the position of Vice President, Business Development. The Business Development division focuses on meeting customer needs in emerging markets, developing partnerships with providers of “best of breed” technologies, and aligning Modular business plans with those of Komatsu Autonomous Haulage Systems (AHS). Cook’s previous assignment was General Manager, Modular North America.

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Modular appoints new General Manager, Brazil

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the appointment of Davi Freire to the position of General Manager, Brazil. Freire previously served as Sales Manager, Modular Brazil.

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Modular appoints new General Manager, Latin America

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the appointment of Carlos Carmona to the position of General Manager, Latin America. Carlos previously served as Manager, Customer Services in Latin America after a career working in various roles within the Chilean mining industry.

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Modular appoints new General Manager, North America

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the appointment of Sagar Chandra to the position of General Manager, North America. Chandra previously served as Vice President, Marketing.

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Modular Names New Vice President, Global Operations

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the creation of a strategic new position-Vice President, Global Operations. The position, created to improve customer service delivery, is assumed by Martin Farrow, former Modular General Manager, Latin America. Farrow will ensure that regional support and service centers continue to deliver a high level of service, allowing customers to realize the full value of Modular products and services.

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Modular Names New Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Tucson, Arizona – May 12, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces the appointment of Michael Lewis to the position of Vice President, Sales and Marketing. The Sales and Marketing division is focused on providing mining solutions for operations, engineering, and maintenance through commercialization and sale of innovative products. Lewis has served Modular in previous positions including Manager, Mine Services, and most recently General Manager, Brazil.

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Modular® Systems Installed at Curragh Mine

Tucson, Arizona – May 11, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in powerful information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, is currently installing the latest IntelliMine® asset management technologies at one of Australia’s largest independent coal operations—Curragh Mine.

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Iron Ore Company of Canada Further Integrates Modular Products

Tucson, Arizona – May 7, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the world leader in powerful information management systems for maximizing mine productivity, announces that the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), a Rio Tinto operation in Labrador City, has renewed their commitment to the IntelliMine® suite with an upgrade of their DISPATCH® mine management system and all field equipment at the Carol Lake Mine complex. The ML field hardware replaces RevD/UHF solutions operating on truck, shovel and drill fleets since 1985.

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Hidden Valley Incorporates Modular Technology

Tucson, Arizona – February 24, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc.—the world leader in information management solutions for mining operations—announces that Hidden Valley Mine, a joint venture between Harmony Gold Ltd. and Newcrest Mining Company Ltd., will integrate the IntelliMine® asset management suite into its operations this spring.

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Kleinkopje Integrates Modular DISPATCH® System

Tucson, Arizona – January 14, 2009 | Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the world leader in powerful information management systems for maximizing mine productivity, announces that Kleinkopje Colliery, an Anglo Coal operation in South Africa, has selected to install the DISPATCH® mine management system.

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