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Feb 18, 2020


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Maestro Digital Mine to host an Industry-led Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure at PDAC 2020

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Maestro Digital Mine is hosting an Industry-led Panel Discussion on Communication Infrastructure: Building the Digital Highway to Connectivity Underground on Monday, March 2nd from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the PDAC Conference, in the Northern Ontario Mining Showcase Pavilion (6501N), North Building, MTCC, Toronto, Ontario.

Panelists: Anthony Downs, Digital Leader, Vale; Matthew Curtis, Senior Technology Manager, Newmont; Chris Burgess, Director Innovation & Transformation, Yamana Gold; and Derek du Preez, Chief Technology Officer, Trevali. This panel will be moderated by the host of TVO’s The Agenda, Steve Paikin.

Join our panelists from mining companies leading the Digital Transformation to discuss and debate underground communications infrastructure (LTE, Wi-Fi, leaky feeder and fiber-optic networks). Discuss the applications that are driving the need for connectivity to improve production, reduce costs and enable worker safety. Determine what technology solutions are best suited for what specific challenge underground. Bridging the gap between OT and IT to better integrate technology in operating mines. Breakthrough the unknowns about connectivity underground.

Come early, seating is limited!

Visit the Maestro booth in the NOMS pavilion Booth 6501N – 75 during PDAC!

To learn more about Maestro Digital Mine and our last mile communication solution – Plexus PowerNet™, visit:

For more information contact:

Shannon Katary
Director of Marketing and Communications
Maestro Digital Mine
1-705-805-6918 x 219