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

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. Modular released its first machine guidance system for excavators […]

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

Modular proudly exhibits our press releases in their original format via the Google Docs API. Press releases dating back the 80’s feature topics like Modular’s advancements in asset tracking technology, autonomous mining deployment, Modular’s IntelliMine Suite, and more. Please take a look at our extensive database of press release archives.

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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. With more […]

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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. The underground lead-silver-zinc mine, […]

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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. In 1979, Dr. White’s vision of an automated, computerized […]

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Modular Mining and RPM Announce Strategic Alliance

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

Modular Mining Systems is proud to announce that ASARCO Mission mine has chosen our DISPATCH® 6 Fleet Management System (FMS) to replace their current Leica/Jigsaw system. They have also chosen to further enhance the system’s capabilities through selected add-on modules, to be utilized on nearly 40 different equipment units. Additionally, Mission will implement Modular’s ProVision® 3 Machine Guidance solution for their fleet of Drills, Shovels, and Loaders. The full press release is available below for download or online viewing.

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

Modular is proud to announce that our DISPATCH Underground 2015 Fleet Management System (FMS), released in May 2015, won Mining Magazine’s 2015 Load & Haul Innovation Award. The system was chosen for its ability to maximize underground production through real-time management of all mobile equipment units.

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

Modular Mining Systems announces the release of its third-generation Maintenance Management solution, MineCare® 3. This latest version includes several new features to help mines increase their equipment productivity and availability, including a cloud-based deployment for simplified installation, upgrades, and management, and a subscription-based Software as a Service (SaaS) offering.

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

Modular has announced the successful commission of the DISPATCH® Underground 2015 FMS, its latest underground fleet management system, at a large, high-grade gold and silver mine in Sonora, Mexico. The mine will implement the Underground system on nearly 50 mobile equipment units, including LHDs, trucks, drills, bolters, auxiliary units, and foreman vehicles.

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

Modular’s 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

Delivering End-to-End Productivity, Efficiency and Safety for Underground Mines 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). Since 1989, Modular’s DISPATCH Underground […]

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

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 – 16 Mar 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 […]

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Modular Mining Systems Announces People on the Move

Tucson, Arizona 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, […]

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

Tucson, Arizona – Feb 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® […]

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

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

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 – Oct 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 […]

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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. The 18,000 acre site is […]

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

Tucson, AZ 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. Sentinel open-pit […]

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Modular Mining Systems Expands, Debuts New Facility in Tucson

Tucson, AZ 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. […]

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Modular and Vale celebrate their 20th year of partnership

Tucson, Arizona 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. In 1993, Carajás became the first Vale operation to commission a Modular system. That was the […]

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Modular Mining Systems Announces New General Manager, North America

Tucson, Arizona 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. Greg is uniquely qualified for this promotion. In his previous role as Manager, Global Sales, he worked […]

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Modular Announces New Suite of Safety Management Tools

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. “The release of the MineAlert system has a strong connection to two of the company’s core values and commitments. The first is that […]

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Modular Attains Microsoft Gold-Level Partner Status

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. This achievement demonstrates Modular’s “best in class” capability within a specific Microsoft solution area. To achieve this goal, select Modular employees had to prove proficiency […]

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

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

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

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

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

Modular Mining Systems, Inc. announces Luiz Steinberg as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.

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SouthGobi Selects Modular for Mine Management Solution

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

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

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

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

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

KOC Installs Modular Solutions

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

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

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

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

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 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. “Carlos brings […]

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Modular appoints new General Manager, North America

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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CSN Integrates IntelliMine® Suite at Casa De Pedra

Modular Mining Systems, Inc., the market leader in information management solutions for mining operations worldwide, announces that Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) will implement the Modular IntelliMine® integrated asset management suite at its Casa de Pedra iron ore mine in Brazil.

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