May 31, 2019 – For the past 5 years, Mine Vision Systems Inc. (MVS) and Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. (Peck Tech) have independently pursued the development and sales of advanced sensor-based, mobile 3D localization and mapping solutions to underground mining and utility customers on a global basis. As a result, each company has established a solid, growing customer base for their products and fostered an internal commitment to continuously seek new and innovative mobile scanning solutions that can address a wide range of safety and productivity issues present in their customer’s mining operations.
“We are committed to building and delivering the best mobile mapping solutions we can for our customers that allow them to derive significant value from their routine operational use”, says Dr. Scott Thayer, Chief Executive Officer, MVS. “By partnering with Peck Tech, we will be able to combine the solutions and capabilities of proven industry pioneers in the mobile scanning and mapping space to further enhance the value that we can deliver to our customers by offering a much broader range of product and services option.”
“MVS and Peck Tech are already aligned in many areas including sharing a common vision for the future around the market opportunities for LiDAR and optical based 3D mobile mapping solutions. By combining our product strengths and complementary skills, experience and knowledge, the broad suite of advanced solutions that will result will deliver significant productivity and safety benefits and choices to both our underground and open-pit mining customers,” says Dr. Jonathan Peck, Chief Executive Officer and President, Peck Tech.
Mine Vision Systems, Inc. (MVS) is a global provider of mobile mapping solutions, software, and services with specific focus on underground mining. MVS is an industry funded spin-off from the world-renowned Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center with a deep portfolio of patented and proprietary solutions for automated geotechnical and geologic analysis and standardized reporting of information critical to underground mining operations. Ongoing business operations currently deliver mobile mapping hardware, software, and services that provide integrated geometric and visual analysis from a wide range of vertical, sub-vertical, and horizontal developments, including ventilation shafts, conveyance shafts, ore-passes, ramps, production drifts, and stopes. Their revolutionary Convergence 2.0 software allows clients to capture and report on tens of kilometers of mobile mapping data overnight with drift correction, in addition to offering registration, change detection, and volumetric functionality. The MVS development team maintains specific expertise in robotics, computer vision, and image processing, in addition to core software development capability. More information is available at www.minevisionsystems.com.
Peck Tech overview:
Peck Tech Consulting Ltd. is a global provider of advanced sensing, monitoring, control and automation consulting services and products to the mining industry. They assist customers to define and execute pragmatic and complete technology solutions and overall digital mining strategies aimed at delivering tangible and measurable performance, productivity and safety outcomes across the mining value chain. Peck Tech also offers a range of products to the global mining industry including the uGPS RapidMapper™ solution for 3D mobile localization and mapping for underground operations and a suite of monitoring, control and autonomous solutions for surface blasthole drills. Combined, Peck Tech employees and associates offer 100+ years of project consulting and innovative product experience derived from customer driven technology development and deployment on mobile mining equipment in both open-pit and underground mines. More information is available at www.pecktech.ca.
For more information, contact:
Mine Vision Systems, Inc.
Dr. Scott Thayer
Mobile: +1- 412-951-9842
Peck Tech Consulting Ltd.
Dr. Jonathan Peck
CEO & President