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Integrated, Scalable & Reliable Mining Solutions

Our wireless systems provide integrated mine solutions designed to improve safety, efficiency and productivity.

All IWT mining solutions are built rugged to withstand the harshest environmental conditions, creating a system you can count on. As integrated components, our systems offer customizable options to provide you with the features you need now and the ability to grow your system in the future.

Can you afford to be without IWT?

An IWT system offers the lowest Total Cost of Ownership when compared to legacy and competitor systems:

  • IWT’s powerful nodes set us apart from other wireless providers by enabling longer spacing between them, resulting in less infrastructure to purchase and maintain
  • Our equipment is built to the highest quality standards, reducing repair and scrap costs
  • Easy to re-deploy from legacy/idle mines to new or more efficient mines
  • Products are 100% recoverable and reusable
  • Low and easy maintenance reduces on-going equipment and labor expenses – up to 50% less than legacy wired systems
  • IWT provided tools make network health checks and problem solving quick and easy

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Why Choose IWT?

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Mining Background
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Supported by MSHA and mine operations
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Installed in more than 90 underground mines

Latest Mining News & Events

  • IWT HONORED WITH INNOVATION AWARD

    LYNCHBURG, VA, March 4, 2020 - Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. received the Robert E. Murray Innovation Award at a ceremony held during the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME’s) annual conference.  The award was bestowed on IWT by the Robert E. Murray Award Committee and the SME Board of Directors for technological advancements in mine communication and tracking.
  • IWT at MineXchange 2020 SME’s Annual Conference

    Join us in Phoenix, Arizona for an action packed week at SME’s annual conference and expo, February 23 through 26. IWT will have the latest in mine digitalization on display in booth 830.  We are also honored to receive the Robert E. Murray Innovation Award during the conference.  Be sure to catch CEO Eric Hansen’s presentation following the keynote panel as he talks about the technology behind this award.  Join IWT Program Manager Jeremiah Colling for his discussion on Digital Exhaust of Mines for Productivity Gains at 2:45 p.m. Monday, February 24.
  • Join us at the Bluefield Coal Show 2019

    We look forward to seeing all our coal friends at the Bluefield Coal Show September 11-13, 2019 in Bluefield, WV.   Visitors to our booth can learn how real-time, wireless, production and maintenance analytics can save their mine serious money.   Make sure to also check out our wireless, affordable, communication and tracking and gas monitoring solutions.One system. No wires. Tons of Data. Stop by to see us at booth 205.
  • IWT at Longwall USA Exhibition & Conference 2019

    IWT showcased the latest in mine analytics solutions at the 2019 Longwall USA, May 19 – 22, 2019 in Pittsburg, PA.  IWT’s Mine Analytics allow mine operators to discover and interpret patterns in mine data and apply those patterns to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. 
  • IWT Introduces the Powerful, All-in-One SENTINEL™ Uniti Node

    IWT announces the SENTINEL™ Uniti Node, one device that enables a wireless network (no fiber or other data transmission cabling) to support all service types a mine may need.  IWT’s high data rate HDRMesh™ technology is combined with our field-proven, market-leading communications and tracking technology to create a robust, reliable, wireless digital network, even where wired systems fail – at the working face where it’s needed most. The SENTINEL Uniti Node integrates into one product all the capabilities today’s (and tomorrow’s) mines need: a high bandwidth, wireless backhaul for production data; a 2.4GHz industry-standard Wi-Fi Access Point; and communications, tracking and sensor support.  Power is supplied from 12-24 VDC nominal, either from a 110 VAC AC-to-DC power supply or a battery, and has a battery-backup capability for the communications and tracking functionality.  Available in different configurations, the SENTINEL Uniti Node allows users to purchase the functionality needed today, and upgrade via software update as needs change in the future.   The SENTINEL Uniti Node is just the latest IWT product making it easy for users to MINE the DATA™.
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Best communications apparatus we have seen, it exceeded our expectations.
Arch Coal, MERD

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