Learning Session: An introduction to LoRa-based remote monitoring in mining

Featured Speakers

Vincent Le Borgne

Mining R&D Manager, GKM Consultants

Vincent has hands-on, field experience in managing large monitoring systems for mines in Canada and currently provides technical guidance regarding installation execution, sampling, logging and monitoring measurements, data management and quality control. He has published papers pertaining to instrumentation and conducts training for professionals and university students in Québec and Ontario.

Blaine Tait

Business Development Manager, Worldsensing

Blaine Tait is Worldsensing’s Sales Manager for North America. He brings a wealth of geotechnical skills to the role and has a particular focus on the USD$10.4 billion North American mining equipment market. Based in Kingston, Ontario, he joined Worldsensing in September 2021 after a five-year stint at Mine Design Technologies, a Canadian instrumentation company specializing in geotechnical applications. While at Mine Design Technologies, Blaine initially worked as an Instrumentation and Support Specialist before rising to Marketing and Business Development Manager, responsible for the company’s commercial outreach to the mining and civil engineering sectors. Blaine is a recognized expert in wireless geotechnical monitoring equipment and is skilled in customer service delivery and risk assessment. He works alongside Denver, Colorado-based Sales Manager Kelsey Kidd to provide full coverage of North America for Worldsensing clients, not just in mining but also in construction, rail and other sectors involving the monitoring of critical infrastructure assets.