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Integrated, Scalable & Reliable Mining Solutions

Our wireless systems provide integrated mine solutions designed to improve safety, efficiency and productivity.

All IWT mining solutions are built rugged to withstand the harshest environmental conditions, creating a system you can count on. As integrated components, our systems offer customizable options to provide you with the features you need now and the ability to grow your system in the future.

Can you afford to be without IWT?

An IWT system offers the lowest Total Cost of Ownership when compared to legacy and competitor systems:

  • IWT’s powerful nodes set us apart from other wireless providers by enabling longer spacing between them, resulting in less infrastructure to purchase and maintain
  • Our equipment is built to the highest quality standards, reducing repair and scrap costs
  • Easy to re-deploy from legacy/idle mines to new or more efficient mines
  • Products are 100% recoverable and reusable
  • Low and easy maintenance reduces on-going equipment and labor expenses – up to 50% less than legacy wired systems
  • IWT provided tools make network health checks and problem solving quick and easy

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Why Choose IWT?

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Mining Background
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Supported by MSHA and mine operations
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Installed in more than 90 underground mines

Latest Mining News & Events

  • IWT at Longwall USA Exhibition & Conference 2019

    IWT will showcase the latest in mine analytics solutions at the 2019 Longwall USA, May 19 – 22, 2019 in Pittsburg, PA.  IWT’s Mine Analytics allow mine operators to discover and interpret patterns in mine data and apply those patterns to increase efficiencies and reduce costs. Stop by booth 538 to learn more, and for a chance to win great door prizes!  Register for Longwall USA here. Read More
  • IWT Introduces the Powerful, All-in-One SENTINEL™ Uniti Node

    IWT announces the SENTINEL™ Uniti Node, one device that enables a wireless network (no fiber or other data transmission cabling) to support all service types a mine may need.  IWT’s high data rate HDRMesh™ technology is combined with our field-proven, market-leading communications and tracking technology to create a robust, reliable, wireless digital network, even where wired systems fail – at the working face where it’s needed most. The SENTINEL Uniti Node integrates into one product all the capabilities today’s (and tomorrow’s) mines need: a high bandwidth, wireless backhaul for production data; a 2.4GHz industry-standard Wi-Fi Access Point; and communications, tracking and sensor support.  Power is supplied from 12-24 VDC nominal, either from a 110 VAC AC-to-DC power supply or a battery, and has a battery-backup capability for the communications and tracking functionality.  Available in different configurations, the SENTINEL Uniti Node allows users to purchase the functionality needed today, and upgrade via software update as needs change in the future.   The SENTINEL Uniti Node is just the latest IWT product making it easy for users to MINE the DATA™. Read More
  • IWT Showcases Smart Mining Capabilities at SME 2019

    Join us at SME in Denver, CO February 24 – 27, 2019.  This year’s topic is Smart Mining – which exactly describes the solutions we offer!  Stop by our booth, 323, and learn how real-time, wireless, production and maintenance analytics can save your mine serious money - and saving money is smart!   Make sure to also check out our wireless, affordable, communication and tracking and gas monitoring equipment on display.  One system. No wires. Tons of Data.  Read More
  • IWT Presents at 2018 National Holmes Safety Conference

    IWT's Phil Carrier, VP Sales and Marketing, will discuss the safety implications of "Voice Communication and Tracking in Return Entries and Longwall Bleeders" Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 8 a.m.  as part of the National Holmes Safety Association Conference.  The conference will be held at the Double Tree Hilton in Denver, Colorado June 5 - 7, 2018.  Read More
  • IWT Integrates with Biomarine for Miner Safety

    LYNCHBURG, VA,  May 8, 2018 - Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc. announced today the successful integration of its SENTINEL™ Mine Rescue Communication System with the Biomarine BioPak 240 Revolution Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus.  The integration of the two systems allows direct connection of the BioPak facemask to the SENTINEL Mine Rescue Handset, improving voice quality via the microphone installed inside the facemask.  The integrated solution has received intrinsic safety approval by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Read More
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Best communications apparatus we have seen, it exceeded our expectations.
Arch Coal, MERD

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