GE Mining acquires Infotronix

GE Mining has acquired collision avoidance systems company Infotronix.

The acquisition includes Infotronix's testing, laboratory, assembly, and warehousing facilities and "allows GE Mining to expand its current mining technologies business offering to bring more solutions in real time monitoring, data capture, and reporting," the company said.

Infotronix provides collision avoidance systems and proximity detection technology for underground mining operations, as well as reporting and data analytics, underground networks, hazardous area equipment, and automation engineering.

Following the acquisition, GE Mining CEO Geoff Knox said "this acquisition demonstrates a key strategic investment for GE Mining".

"We have partnered with Infotronix in the past and we're looking at combining our expertise in mining machinery with their state-of-the-art technology and resources to further expand it."

All of the Infotronix staff and assets will be integrated into GE Mining.

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