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Machine Guidance Systems

MineGrade™ is 3D machine guidance software that is easy-to-use offering a consistent user interface across all machines including dozers, shovels, draglines, bucket wheel excavators, wheel loaders, haul trucks, supervisor vehicles and more. Avoidance zones, simple and complex slopes, cut/full color mapping and proximity warnings are just a few of the many powerful features. Connect all machines and the back office with new HeartbeatPro™. Real-time monitoring has never been easier.


  • Configurable onboard display
  • 3D avoidance zones and surfaces
  • Proximity warnings between machines and assets
  • In-field ramp and bench design
  • Real time cut/fill/on-grade to multiple design surfaces
  • In-cab, on-demand training movies
  • User definable tasks and delays
  • Flexible user interface as simple or as advanced as the user needs
  • Support for most GNSS receivers
  • Collect/stakeout/as-built points
  • Direct import: DWG, DXF, TN3, GC3, LN3, TIN, GRD
  • NTRIP compatible with most networks
  • Manage drawing layers
  • Build pads: flat, single/dual/multi slope
  • Handle large surface files up to 50MB
  • Microsoft Windows 7 compatible
  • Connectivity options - HeartbeatPro™


  • Correct floor elevation
  • Increase productivity through accurate push strategies
  • Reduce idle time
  • Easily mine to the design
  • Reduce survey cost
  • Keep personnel out of harm’s way
  • Get 24/7 survey assistance
  • Increase safety with watch and warning zones
  • Track materials
  • Determine accurate overhaul costs
  • Finish reclamation areas