3D-P To Attend the 2016 SME Annual Conference & Expo from February 21st to February 24th 2016

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3D-P is pleased to announce that it will exhibit at the next SME Annual Conference & Expo in Phoenix from February 21st to February 24th 2016.

With data as the theme of the conference, the 2016 SME will provide an insight on the different types of data already available, the issues currently faced by most companies and provide some solutions on better utilizing the data available for improved productivity, now and in the future.

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3D-P to Attend the XXXI International Mining Congress & Exhibit in Mexico

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3D-P will be attending the XXXI International Mining Congress & Exhibit in Acapulco, Mexico from the 7th to the 10th October 2015. If you are visiting and would like to discuss 3D-P latest mining communication solutions, please contact Eduardo Gonzalez (+1.403.850.4493 or eduardogonzalez@3d-p.com) to schedule an appointment.

We look forward to seeing some of you over the next few days.

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3D-P Wins Major Contract With New MMG Project in Peru

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3D-P has been awarded the contract for the deployment of the wireless network at the Las Bambas Copper project near Cusco, Peru. When operational, Las Bambas is expected to become one of the top three copper producing mines in the world and shipment of the first concentrate is expected in the first quarter of 2016.

3D-P will commence installation of the wireless network in August 2015. The newest 3D-P technology in the form of the e200 Intelligent EndPoint TM with integrated Rajant kinetic mesh wireless network technology (802.11n radio) will be used for the on-board computing and integration of the various applications. The wireless infrastructure solution includes Rajant InstaMeshTM networking protocol, which enables wireless access for all of the mobile fleet as well as a redundant mesh backhaul. The wireless network is also complemented by Cambium backhaul technology to provide the resiliency and high speed deterministic throughputs required to support the scope of applications anticipated for the life of the network.

When completed, the network will provide mine-wide wireless coverage for communication of data and video from the mobile equipment. The highly efficient Rajant InstaMesh TM technology will allow each radio to participate in the mesh, helping maximize wireless performance throughout the mine.

“We are very pleased with the confidence that MMG, the mine operator, has shown in 3D-P. We look forward to partnering with them for the installation of the Las Bambas mine wireless network to provide critical communications with the production fleet. Deployment of the 3D-P Intelligent EndPointsTM and Rajant technology is expected to meet Las Bambas needs well into the future” said Evan Hansen, CEO of 3D-P.

3D-P Leader in Wireless Mining Communications

This new contract confirms 3D-P’s position as the leader in Wireless Mining Communications.

Focusing on mining since 1996, 3D-P offers a unique solution in the market place by filling the gap between the third party applications, enabling their sharing across the wireless network as well as offering reliable wireless network design, installation, optimization and support. 3D-P technology solutions are easy to use, vendor agnostic, allow the customer direct access to their valuable data, and are designed around an open architecture that allows the sharing of onboard resources, minimizing technology clutter.  The Intelligent Endpoint TM product line, along with its enabling features such as the integration solutions of the iep-suite of interfacing tools, application hosting capability and ongoing network performance monitoring, provide the mining customer the onboard application capability they desire.

Whether the speed of 802.11n, the security of private LTE cellular, or the flexibility of infrastructure and client meshing is required, 3D-P has the solution.

Its reliability, flexibility and custom solutions explain why over 80 surface mines worldwide have adopted the 3D-P solution.

A Successful Partnership

In November 2014, 3D-P became a Rajant Kinetic Mesh Solution Partner for mining, allowing the company to apply its extensive knowledge of outdoor wireless mesh networking to the deployment of Rajant technology globally.

Rajant Corporation is the exclusive provider of private wireless networks powered by patented Kinetic Mesh technology, BreadCrumb TM network nodes, and InstaMeshTM networking software. With Rajant, customers can rapidly deploy a highly adaptable and scalable network that leverages the power of real-time data to deliver on-demand, critical business intelligence from the field. Rajant BreadCrumbs can seamlessly integrate with any Wi-Fi or Ethernet-connected device to deliver low-latency, high-throughput data, voice and video applications across the meshed, self-healing network. With the ability to take private network applications and data everywhere, Rajant networks are used across a broad array of industries, including military, industrial, transportation, utilities, telecommunications, and all levels of governments. For more information, visit www.rajant.com.

If you would like more information on the 3D-P range of solutions, please call +1.403.203.3018 (Americas), 1800 210 655 (Australia) or visit http://www.3d-p.com.

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3D-P Supports Nevada Mining Association Convention’14 in Reno, NV

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3D-P will be attending the upcoming Nevada Mining Association Convention at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on September 4th. Both Bill Wright (VP Sales & Marketing) and Jennifer Mann (Account Executive) are available to answer any questions you may have of 3D-P while visiting the convention.

Nevada Mining Association Convention’14

Join the Nevada Mining Association at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. Enjoy three days of networking as well as recreational and educational opportunities including our annual golf tournament at the famed Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. Discussion panels will be available with top industry experts along with fun mixers with professionals from all aspects of the industry’s supply chain.

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3D-P to Attend Mine Site Automation and Communication in Australia

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3D-P will be presenting and exhibiting at both Mine Site Automation and Communication events in Australia.  

March 11 – 13:  Mine Site Automation and Communication WA 2014; Perth, WA, Australia

Mal Jones will be presenting “The Introduction of Next Generation 4G Technologies to the Mining Industry,” on March 11 at 11:40am.  Click here for event info

April 1 – 3 :  Mine Site Automation and Communication QLD 2014; Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Mal Jones will be presenting “The Introduction of Next Generation 4G Technologies to the Mining Industry,” on April 2 at 10:30am Click here for event info

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Endpoint Manager 1.4.1 and Firmware Updates Released

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3D‐P, a leading provider of technology products for the mining industry, is pleased to announce the release of Endpoint Manager 1.4.1 along with the latest firmware releases for the Intelligent Endpoint line.

Endpoint Manager is a software utility that allows administrators to quickly and cost-effectively manage their Intelligent Endpoint™ (IEP) network from a central location.  The release of Endpoint Manager 1.4.1 enables the configuration of Intelligent Endpoint functionality in the new firmware release 110715-30, including:

  • Broadcast Proxy support for applications such as Modular’s MineCompass moving map display
  • Multicast support for applications such as the Terrain Server component of CAT® Minestar™.
  • Enhancements to our WLAN Network Interface to optimize the handoff of Intelligent Endpoints as they roam between access points as well as extended security options
  • Network Performance Monitoring tools that can provide graphical or a historical view of network performance on the Intelligent Endpoint interfaces

Endpoint Manager also includes an Advanced System Settings configuration tab for an additional “expert” level of remote customization, and tools for creating a second partition on Intelligent Endpoints for data storage.

Customers with an existing Service Level Agreement are entitled to a upgrade their firmware for all their Intelligent Endpoints along with Endpoint Manager 1.4.1 at no charge providing they have already purchased an earlier release.

All firmware loads and software mentioned will be made available to download to qualified customers via the 3D-P ftp site  Please contact our Customer Support group via email at support@3d-p.com or here.

For further details, please click here or contact your Account Manager.

Endpoint Manager and new firmware webinar:

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Bill Wright Promoted to Global VP of Sales & Marketing at 3D-P

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada – July 8, 2013:  3D-P, a global technology company specializing in mining and DOD communications, announced the promotion of Bill Wright former Regional Manager of US Sales for the international company.

“Bill Wright joined 3D-P earlier this year, and we immediately recognized his executive skills as was evidenced in his handling of 3D-P customers in the US market,” said Evan Hansen, Executive VP and COO of 3D-P global. “He brings over 20 years experience in the Information Technology industry, as well as, exceptional, senior-level sales management skills,” Mr. Hansen continued.   “Bill’s expertise will lift sales management to a new level for 3D-P.  As the company continues to grow we recognize the need to promote professionals with the experience to competently manage the revenue side of our business.”

Prior to joining 3D-P, Bill Wright served as Strategic Account Manager over mining software solutions at Bentley Systems (formerly IVARA).  In addition, his extensive mining sales experience includes management positions at Mincom and NRX. He is an excellent communicator, focused and goal-oriented, and he has a proven ability to communicate complex processes and technologies.

“I am excited about taking on this position and honored to be part of the 3D-P leadership team,” said Bill Wright. “I am a goal-oriented guy with a lot of ideas to help the company grow not only in the mining industry, but in other emerging verticals. After working with the 3D-P sales and support managers for the past few months, I have deep respect for their abilities and am anxious to assist our customers both domestically and internationally.”

Wright is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and will manage 3D-P sales and marketing efforts globally.

About 3D-P

Formed in 1996, 3D-P is the innovator of customer-driven, technologically-advanced solutions for the mining industry. The company provides middleware, which connects mines with operations and people. The Intelligent Endpoint™ products are vendor agnostic and work with any hardware, applications and wireless networks. This allows mines to take advantage of the best applications and wireless technologies without having to do entire forklift upgrades to equipment and networks. With global offices staffed with engineering experts, 3D-P’s field-proven solutions are deployed at the largest mining companies on every continent in the world. Customers have proven that 3D-P’s Intelligent Endpoint ™ products increase production while decreasing costs. 3D-P is Technology :: Connected.  Visit http://www.3D-P.com.

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Dinner & Drinks on Us!

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If You are Attending the Calgary Gas & Oil Expo in June . . . 

We invite you to join us Tuesday, June 11 at 4 PM to tour our facilities followed by 5:30 Happy Hour and Dinner at 6:30 PM.

To reserve your spot click here. Please RSVP by May 31.

More information to follow.

Also, please visit our booth #1689 for an underwater demonstration of 3D-P’s Intelligent Endpoints.  They are virtually indestructible!

Intelligent Endpoints are in the field and on your equipment ruggedized networking and computing platforms that are vendor agnostic and will instantly aggregate and convert data to actionable information—all to help lower your cost and improve your operational objectives. Our middleware solutions are designed to withstand the harshest of environments and are successfully deployed in the gas & oil industry, mining and Department of Defense.   click here to learn more. 

To register for the Gas & Oil Expo in Calgary, AB, Canada  click here.

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