Movement Metrics functions are extremely complementary to Weir’s product portfolio. It should be part of the ESCO division reflecting the early adoption of its expertise in floor partaking instruments (GET) the place ESCO is a longtime international chief. Movement Metrics AI and machine imaginative and prescient capabilities are anticipated to be leveraged throughout the entire mining worth chain served by the Weir Group.
Movement Metrics was based in 1999 by Dr. Shahram Tafazoli. Along with its headquarters in Vancouver, Movement Metrics has workplaces in Chile, Australia, Brazil, Russia and South Africa. The enterprise employs 125 individuals centered largely on analysis and improvement, alongside gross sales and subject help. Tafazoli will proceed to guide the enterprise when the corporate joins the Weir Group.
Weir’s present Canadian operations make use of 600 individuals and embrace manufacturing services in addition to gross sales and repair centres. The corporate is celebrating 150 years in enterprise.
(This text first appeared within the Canadian Mining Journal)