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.
“We are honored to receive such a prestigious award,” said IWT CEO Eric Hansen. “We take our responsibility to advance mine safety very seriously, not only within the scope of mine rescue but in a mine’s day-to-day operations as well. We will continue to strive to provide our mining partners with greater safety and efficiency through technology advancements.”
As part of the Robert E. Murray Innovation Award, IWT was given an engraved crystal, a framed certificate and a medal. In addition, as award recipient, Eric Hansen spoke during the SME keynote session on Digital Transformation and Next Gen Networking Solutions in Mine Operations and Mine Rescue.
Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. (IWT) is a full-service engineering solutions provider specializing in wireless solutions for commercial, industrial, public safety and defense markets. IWT is a leading supplier of wireless communication and tracking systems for underground mining and tunneling operations, rescue and recovery mission critical systems and provides engineering and technical consultation to several governmental defense agencies and public safety equipment manufacturers. IWT also operates a Kenwood radio dealership providing equipment and service to public safety customers.