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Mining minus the miners

Mining minus the miners

Mining is dirty, dangerous work, so miners and their suppliers are racing to develop automated machinery and software to do the actual digging and hauling. Already there are driverless diggers…
Supplier Snapshot: Eight companies set on growth

Supplier Snapshot: Eight companies set on growth

Based in the Sudbury, Ont., suburb of Dowling with offices in Chile and Peru, Hard-Line Solutions is a specialist in the remote control of heavy equipment with the goal of…
Hard-Line releases a suite of new teleop solutions

Hard-Line releases a suite of new teleop solutions

Teleop Auto allows an operator to simply push a button to send a loader, truck or other pieces of equipment to a predetermined location on the surface, in a refuge…
Dowling company to expand

Dowling company to expand

“Hard-Line has earned an enviable reputation as an innovative manufacturer of ground-breaking products for the mining industry. “Bartoloucci said in a release. “I am very pleased the (Northern Ontario Heritage…
Hard-Line to launch new loader at MINExpo

Hard-Line to launch new loader at MINExpo

At MINExpo 2008 in Las Vegas, 22-24 September, HLS Hard-Line Solutions Inc., a Sudbury-based supplier of remote control and communication systems, will introduce a new underground loader/excavator. The machine is…
Mining innovator adds more hardware to trophy case

Mining innovator adds more hardware to trophy case

Sudbury-are mine technology company, HLS Hard-Line Solutions has brought home another Ontario Global Traders award from the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. Read more.
Teleop solutions work to eliminate mine site dangers and inefficiencies

Teleop solutions work to eliminate mine site dangers and inefficiencies

In terms of safety, Hard-Line’s products eliminate most of that concern from mines because operators are removed from the potential hazards in the underground environment. Instead, operators can be on…