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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

All Wireless Working Section Increases Productivity

IWT customers who have implemented an all wireless infrastructure in their working section have seen a decrease in downtime during section moves. Rapid mobility, combined with reliability and re-usability make the IWT All Wireless Working Section a must for mines who want increased productivity and safety. IWT’s integrated network allows mine operators to choose features to support today’s needs and add features as required:  voice communications, text, tracking, gas monitoring, operational data, analytics and more.

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Why Choose IWT?

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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

  • MSHA APPROVAL MAKES SENTINEL™ UNITI SYSTEM A GAME-CHANGER IN MINING DATA TRANSMISSION

    LYNCHBURG, VA, June 22, 2020 - Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. received notification that the SENTINEL™ Uniti System is now approved by MSHA for use within gassy areas of underground mines.  Previously released for non-intrinsically safe environments in 2019, the SENTINEL Uniti Node is a multi-functional device that combines IWT’s High Data Rate (HDR) technology, Wi-Fi access point, voice communication, text, and tracking in one robust package for a reliable, wireless network.  “The ability to now offer the SENTINEL Uniti System to areas within the mine that requires intrinsic safety approval is huge,” said IWT CEO Eric Hansen. “The ability to get data directly from equipment in the working section without the need for fiber or other cabling to first be advanced will vastly improve efficiency. This allows working sections to be all wireless, speeding up operations and move times.” Read More
  • 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. 
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Best communications apparatus we have seen, it exceeded our expectations.
Arch Coal, MERD

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