Innovative mining technology provider Guardvant, Inc. has received another order for OpGuard Operator Fatigue and Alertness Monitoring System, from the Sumitomo Corporation for the Minera San Cristóbal SA (MSC), company in Bolivia.

MSC has been very impressed with the performance of OpGuard and has decided to expand its use at the San Cristobal mine. Minera San Cristóbal is Bolivia’s largest mining company, producing silver, zinc and lead ore.

Guardvant CEO Sergio Blacutt said: "Sumitomo is world-class organisation that has been a leader in using technology to improve production and safety, and Guardvant is honoured to continue providing OpGuard to Minera San Cristóbal."

Suite of mining technology solutions

Guardvant’s suite of products improves safety in the mining environment, while increasing productivity of operators through on-board applications for fatigue monitoring and collision avoidance. When combined, OpGuard and ProxGuard, which are installed on heavy equipment and light vehicle fleets, provide fatigue monitoring and improve the equipment operator’s situational awareness. The Guardvant Mobile Server on-board computer and Guardvant Mobile Router communications platform provide flexible options to streamline installation and use of multiple on-board applications regardless of the application brand.