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RF Innovations data radios are used across a range of applications within the mining industry. For an updated overview of RF Innovations' industry projects, please visit our new website www.stiengineering.com.au

Wireless Mesh System for Mining
The proliferation of mining support systems, such as computer aided earthmoving, assisted drilling, production monitoring and machine health all pose new high-bandwidth requirements on communication infrastructure. Based on this, traditional telemetry systems are being progressively replaced with broadband networks, tailored to the specific mining conditions.
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Mine Site High-Speed Mesh

Automatic Mining Fleet Download

RF Innovations data radio modems have been successfully used for mobile fleet telemetry in mining applications in Australia and International markets for over 7 years.
When used with Caterpillar MineStar™ reporting system RF Innovations’ Minelink radio network has helped by automatically downloading VIMS™ information vital to
reliable vehicle operation.

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Automatic Mining Fleet Download

Underground Radio Shaft Management System
Tecom Australia has utilised RF Innovations radios for more than 8 years in their underground Shaft Management Systems (SMS). The SMS allows for reliable wireless control and voice communications from a trolley or skid to the winder and has more than 30 successful installations in Australia and worldwide.
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Underground Radio Shaft Management System

Dynamite Results for RFI-9256 OEM

The RFI-9256 OEM radio modem has been successfully used in Mine Site Technologies' remote blasting product BlastPED ST. The system has been developed for use in open-pit mines to provide a no-fixed-infrastructure alternative to safety-fuse and cable-based firing systems.

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RFI-9256 OEM in Remote Blasting

RFI-450 in Mining Personnel and Vehicle Tracking

RF Innovations' UHF Crescendo radio modems have been selected by Minecom as an integral part of a $2.5 million underground communications contract with one of the largest copper mines in the world. 

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Mining Personnel and Vehicle Tracking

Mining Vehicle Diagnostics

RF Innovations has developed the RFI-Minelink system to download vehicle operational data from Caterpillar™ trucks in open-pit mines. Utilising a specialised version of the RFI-9256 radio, the system permits real-time monitoring of mining vehicles.

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Mining Vehicle Diagnostics

Remote Control for Improved Mine Site Safety

RF Innovations' has successfully developed a complete remote video system for Western Australia based Remote Control Technologies (RCT).

 

Part of the RCT Control Master© teleremote system, the RFI-660 product range allows for broadcast quality video and sound to be wirelessly transmitted from cameras mounted to a vehicle, back to one or multiple TV monitors in a control room.

 

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Remote Control for Improved Mine Site Safety