Agnico Eagle Sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Newtrax for Deployment of Safety Solutions In Underground Mines
Montreal – April, 2017 — Newtrax Technologies Inc. (‘Newtrax’) – the leading provider of safety and operations management systems for underground hard rock mines announced it has reached a Memorandum of Understanding with Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (Agnico Eagle) for deployment of safety solutions including proximity detection, collision avoidance, emergency evacuation and tracking for their underground gold mines.
After conducting a comprehensive pilot project of the Newtrax proximity warning system in Canada, Agnico Eagle concluded the system could decrease safety risk factors for both their pedestrian miners and equipment operators underground.
“Agnico Eagle has been a good customer of ours for many years and we are excited about this next wave of system expansions” said Alexandre Cervinka, CEO of Newtrax.
“Newtrax has supplied us with several innovative solutions since 2010 and we have been very pleased with their collaborative approach to product development” said Jean-Guy Pelletier, Agnico Eagle’s Corporate Director for Maintenance.
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