Hexagon wins Mining Technology Excellence Award for Safety

23 February 2021


Tucson, AZ, 23 February 2021

Hexagon’s Mining division has been recognized for Excellence in Safety in the 2020 Mining Technology Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate innovation and excellence within the mining sector and aim to “provide a platform to the individuals and companies that are driving change and achieving remarkable feats in a time of crisis and uncertainty”.

safety awardJudged by a panel comprising industry leaders, analysts and Mining Technology’s editorial team, the Excellence in Safety Award celebrates Hexagon’s market-leading MineProtect portfolio. The portfolio integrates systems for collision avoidance, operator alertness, personal protection, vehicle intervention and slope monitoring.

“Like our customers, we believe the most important assets coming out of a mine are the people who make mining possible,” said Hexagon’s Mining division President, Nick Hare. “We are thrilled to receive this award, which recognizes the progress Hexagon and its customers are making to protect people and equipment.

“It’s powerful to know our technology is saving lives.”

Mining Technology’s Excellence in Safety Award is the latest accolade for the MineProtect portfolio. In 2019, HxGN MineProtect Operator Alertness System won Mining Magazine’s Safety award. HxGN MineProtect Vehicle Intervention System won in the magazine’s same category in 2017.

London, UK-based Mining Technology is part of the Verdict publishing network.


For more information, please contact:
Neville Judd, Communications Director, Hexagon’s Mining division, 604 505 6154, neville.judd@hexagon.com

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Mining division solves surface and underground mine challenges with proven technologies for planning, operations and safety.

Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B) has approximately 21,000 employees in 50 countries and net sales of approximately 4.6bn US. Learn more at hexagon.com and follow us @HexagonAB.

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