Guardvant Receives Additional Order from Sumitomo Minera San Cristóbal S.A.

Minera San Cristóbal continues investment in Guardvant technology

TUCSON, Ariz., – April 1, 2014 – Guardvant, Inc., a provider of innovative mining technology received another order for OpGuard, Operator Fatigue and Alertness Monitoring System, from the Sumitomo Corporation for the Minera San Cristóbal S.A. (MSC) company in Bolivia. MSC has been very impressed with the performance of OpGuard and has decided to expand its use at the San Cristobal mine. Minera San Cristóbal is Bolivia’s largest mining company, producing silver, zinc and lead ore.

“Sumitomo is world-class organization that has been a leader in using technology to improve production and safety, and Guardvant is honored to continue providing OpGuard to Minera San Cristóbal,” said Sergio Blacutt, Guardvant’s CEO.

Suite of Mining Technology Solutions
Guardvant’s suite of products improves safety in the mining environment while increasing productivity of operators through on-board applications for fatigue monitoring and collision avoidance. When combined, OpGuard and ProxGuard, which are installed on heavy equipment and light vehicle fleets, provide fatigue monitoring and improve the equipment operator’s situational awareness. The Guardvant Mobile Server on-board computer and Guardvant Mobile Router communications platform provide flexible options to streamline installation and use of multiple on-board applications regardless of the application brand.

About Guardvant, Inc.
Guardvant was founded in 2010 and focuses on creating innovative technology solutions to help mines improve safety, productivity, and protect assets. The Guardvant team consists of personnel with proven and successful track records in the development of fleet management and high-precision GPS guidance systems used in the mining industry. Guardvant is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, and serves the global mining market.