Rockfall hazard detection and management

The strong demand for monitoring performed by professionals of rock falls in open-pit mines has now an answer

Rockfalls present a major safety threat in open pit operations. The sudden onset of rockfall events makes it difficult for conventional monitoring methods to provide adequate pre-warning, resulting in a challenge for mine operators and planners. IDS GeoRadar Rockspot provides 24/7 monitoring and immediate alerts on rockfalls, as well as rockfall statistics and travel path.

RockSpot can also monitor and alert in real time on the occurrence of sudden collapses of tailing dams and earth embankments as well as rapid mudflows.

The software for hazard detection and management, GeoCloud can be set up to provide a customized alerts and rules for different users and maintains an event database providing essential information when designing preventive measures such as catch benches, mesh installations and TARP plans.


RockSpot is an innovative radar system able to locate, track and alert on rockfalls, avalanches and debris flows in real time