• AI in Mining panel: Lessons learned on readiness, change management and strategies

    A group of experts representing both mining companies and technology suppliers discussed practical approaches to AI in mining on a panel at the GMG-CIM AI in Mining Forum on May 1 in Montreal […]

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  • GMG developing Open Mining Format (OMF) Version 2.0

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is developing Version 2.0 of the Open Mining Format (OMF), an open-source file specification for 3D data interoperability. Mining requires a wide range of spatial data, and new technologies are adding to their complexity […]

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  • Micro-workshop outcomes from our booth at CIM

    Visitors to our booth at the CIM Expo last week had their say on some key topics. Here are the results. Cybersecurity, tailings management and surface electrification came out on top as the next collaboration focus.   Visitors listed many innovation priorities involving people, processes […]

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  • GMG Corporate Member Report – April 2018

    We’ve accomplished a lot these past months: we’ve held three forums, seven workshops and three short courses. We’ve also published two guidelines, seen incredible growth in participation and launched an exciting new strategy. Read more about the work we’ve been doing in our April 2019 […]

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  • Notice to Members: GMG 2019 Annual General Meeting

    Please note that the 2019 Annual General Meeting for the Global Mining Guidelines Group will be held on April 30, 2019,  5:00 PM EDT at Brasserie Artisanale BreWskey, 380 St Paul St E, Montreal, Canada. Thank you to our sponsors ShookIOT, Hitachi, Microsoft and Peck […]

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  • Publication: Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining. The document offers a broad view of the implementation of these systems, which are being used more and more frequently due to their potential for making the […]

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  • New Working Group digests to cover key discussions

    Starting in May, Vice-Chair Working Groups, Andrew Scott will begin distributing digests on key discussions happening in GMG working groups and projects. These digests are an opportunity for our working groups to learn from each other and to engage with broader conversations that are important […]

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  • GMG Partner Interop publishes Wireless Communication Guideline for Open Pit Mining

    GMG Partner Interop (Programa Tecnológico para la Creación y Adopción de Estándares Internacionales para Interoperabilidad Minera) has published their Wireless Communication Guideline for Open Pit Mining. This guideline offers recommended practices for installing telecommunications devices in open pit mining. Download it here

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  • Understanding the importance of functional safety for autonomous equipment

    Functional safety for autonomous mining equipment is important to all mining stakeholders, and the interest in the ongoing GMG project is a testament to that. Its importance and priority is clear, but what does functional safety mean in this context? What does functional safety for […]

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  • Tim Skinner receives CIM Distinguished Service Medal

    Tim Skinner, President of SMART Systems Group and GMG Vice-Chair International Standards, is being recognized for his commitment to collaboration and being a strong voice for the industry as a leader, volunteer and mentor […]

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