In this episode of the MineConnect USA Series, we delve into the world of Highvec Canada Inc., a company with an unwavering commitment to safety and a remarkable 30-year clean safety record. Highvec specializes in a unique cleaning system for power distribution components, drastically reducing costs, minimizing downtime, and enhancing safety. Our esteemed guests for this episode are Brianna Humphrey, the CEO of Highvec Canada, and Marc Quevillon, an Electrical Tech & Supervisor with 35 years of experience in the industry. We’ll explore Highvec’s expertise in the mining sector, particularly in underground operations, and gain insights into the roles of Brianna and Marc in the company.
Highvec’s technology and solutions focus on condition monitoring, ensuring that equipment remains safe for cleaning in challenging underground mining environments. Discover why cleaning is essential in underground mining, how Highvec achieves it without disrupting operations, and the specific components they clean. Learn about the environmentally friendly dry blast media they use and the development of their innovative cleaning process.
Furthermore, we explore Highvec’s expansion into Nevada and the USA, seizing opportunities presented by underground mine clusters, enhancing pricing, and offering a unique solution where no industry standard for cleaning exists. Highvec’s work contributes to preventing arc flashes, injuries, and unnecessary shutdowns. We also delve into case studies, including arc flashovers and corona discharge, revealing how condition monitoring data benefits their clients.
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