TUCSON, Arizona, May 8, 2015 Hexagon Mining takes center stage at the 2015 CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum) Convention in Montreal, Quebec, May 10-13. The company’s mine safety solutions will be highlighted at this premier event hosted by the Canadian mining industry.

 "Safety is everything to our customers, which is why safety technology is integral to our products," said Hexagon Mining President, Hélio Samora. "Our life-of-mine solution is based upon integrating mine safety with mine planning and mine operations for safer, more productive mines. We look forward to presenting our vision of smart change to CIM attendees."

Hexagon Mining’s SAFEmine Collision Avoidance System (CAS) is world’s best proven CAS with the technology at work in more than 20,000 mining vehicles in over 45 surface mines worldwide. Attendees can get a first-hand understanding of these technologies at the session titled "Safety and productivity improvements through the use of a collision avoidance system" (Speaker: Todd Ruff; Room 513E CIM, May 13, at 10:30 a.m.).

In addition, new and upcoming technologies at the Hexagon Mining booths (1716 and 1425), including HxM Blast. HxM Blast revolutionizes the design and execution of drill and blast plans from within Hexagon Mining’s mine planning solution, MineSight 3D. This technology will appear alongside other leading Hexagon Mining technologies for mine planning (MineSight) and mine operations (Leica Jigsaw and Devex SmartMine UG).

Since its official launch in February at Mining Indaba in South Africa, Hexagon Mining has been delivering its message of smart change at events worldwide. In addition to its highly successful MineQuest seminar series, which began in Tucson last month, the company is gearing up for HxGN LIVE, Hexagon’s annual user conference in Las Vegas, June 1-4, and Hong Kong, Nov. 18-20.

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