Mining TUFF – Rugged Technology

Bringing Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability to Mining

Motium has been engineering and manufacturing rugged solutions in the mining industry for over 20 years, with partners such as Wenco, Micromine, iVolve, Komatsu, Minetec, and Vareli.

Our rugged tech is primarily used for FMS (fleet management systems), however our capability to engineer bespoke solutions ensures that our solutions are fit for any purpose! Bringing our rugged technology expertise enables improvements in their safety, efficiency, reliability, and automation capabilities.

Our products are located across various sites around the globe, including Australia, the United States of America, Europe, South Africa, Indonesia, South America, Canada, India, Papua New Guinea, Mongolia, Indonesia, and the Phillipines.

See how our new TUFF+ product range empowers our partners! With its focus on customisation, the TUFF+ family provides stronger functionality, with improved versatility to solve any problem!

Case Study


Motium worked with Minetec to produce a networking device which could be used in the harsh environments of the mining industry.

The customer needed a hardened networking device that could be installed in the harsh environment in underground mines to reticulate power. The device also required high speed wired networking abilities, reliable wireless networking and a proprietary precision location module. The hardware also needed to be compliant for deployment around the world.

We scoped out an Access Point system that was designed to be deployed every 100m for kilometres, requiring thousands of units, that needed to withstand extreme temperatures, humidity, water, dust and electromagnetic interference. The hardware offered 99% continuous gigabit network throughput, as well as a meshing wireless network infrastructure.

Motium designed an Access Point, based on an embedded industrial processor with future proof upgradeability, cost effective manufacturing and a full set of global compliance certifications.

In other words, Motium solved the problem by developing one product to fix a variety of issues, thus saving time, money, whilst considering the upgradeability requirements of this product.

If you are after a customisable rugged networking and positioning system product or Solutions, please contact our Sales Consultant

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