Leica Geosystems Mining Systems to Present at Australian Tonkin Mine Site Communication Conferences

Communication and control underpins every successful mine site operation. Demonstrating just how effective their high-tech Mine Management Systems are, Leica Geosystems Mining Systems will be presenting at Tonkin’s Mine Site Communications Conference in 24 June (Perth, Australia) and again on 1 July (Brisbane, Australia).

Representing Leica Geosystems will be their Vice President Mining Systems, Kevin Greenwood. Mr. Greenwood will be speaking over a two-hour period and will be advising on the best ways to deploy mine management technologies.

Assessing the role of GPS and wireless technologies in modern mine site communication, Mr. Greenwood will provide an in-depth presentation which will delve into how integrated fleet monitoring and real-time reporting systems can optimise communications for improved site productivity.


24 June 2008, Medina Grand, Perth

1 July 2008, Mercure Hotel, Brisbane

Workshop C

2pm – 3pm; monitoring and controlling your fleet systems

3pm – 4pm; implementing real-time operator feedback for optimum productivity

For more information and to register for this event please go to www.tonkincorporation.com


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Tonkin Corporation is a business information provider offering timely conferences, workshops and compact discs.

The company owns one hundred and ten events on a range of topics as diverse as though listed on this website, thus far run in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United States.

The Company is controlled by Kenelm Tonkin, and operates from offices in Sydney and New York.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right

With the acquisition of Tritronics and Jigsaw Technologies, comes a world leader in integrated mine production monitoring and GPS guidance solutions: Leica Geosystems Mining Systems.

Delivering advanced mine management systems which are scalable, robust and innovative; Leica Geosystems’ provides mine sites with real-time graphical interfaces and GPS navigation displays so that overall operator performance and site productivity is maximised.

Founded on proven technology and unique distributed database architecture, Leica Geosystems provides mine sites with the next generation in advanced tools for superior control and optimisation of their operations.

Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.

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For further information, please contact:

Leica Geosystems

Rebecca Sharpe

Marketing Communications Coordinator

270 Gladstone Rd

Dutton Park, 4102

QLD, Australia

Tel. +61 7 3117 8977 (direct) / +61 7 3891 9772 (main)

Fax: +61 7 3891 9336

Email: [email protected]


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