Fast Track Your Mining Technology Product Development

We plug into your team, helping you develop rugged, high-impact mining equipment.

Fueling Mining Innovation

Companies rely on us to develop weather-tight enclosures and high-precision parts that meet stringent safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Geotechnical Probes
  • 3D LiDAR Object Detection
  • Seismometer Devices
  • Connected Safety Equipment
  • Rugged Instrumentation
  • Remote Monitoring Equipment
  • Wireless Communication Devices
  • Robotic Mining Technology

Explore examples of rugged mining equipment we have developed.

From one prototype that works, to 10,000 products that will not fail.

Choose a proven, predictable process.

We identify and solve product development risks early, allowing you to get to market faster.

Concept Development
1: Find & test possible solutions
Detailed Engineering
2: Select and perfect the winner
Prototype & Test
3: Build the pre-production prototype
Manufacturing Support
1: Oversee transfer to reliable manufacturer

What our clients are saying.


Video: Derek Butler shares his experience working with Design 1st

"Design 1st gave us ideas we never thought possible"
- Matt LeMay, VP Service Delivery, Nuraleve

"We ended up with the best product in the industry"
- Dr. Turner, Founder ProDrive

"Design 1st supported us from concept through to clinical trials and manufacturing."
- Kevin Smith, VP Engineering, Stanley Healthcare

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Looking for help accelerating your product development? Learn how we can help.

Step 1: Get in touch now.



Step 2: Initial meeting

Step 3: Technical review of your project

Resources for Mining Equipment Product Development.

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