GMG Sudbury Forum

Working Sessions

Achieving the Vision of the Net Zero Mine

What is it going to take to achieve emissions targets for 2030 and beyond that to net zero goals? How are we going to get there considering the current global supply chain issues? During this working session participants will work together on how to achieve success.


Autonomous Mining – Are you Ready for Deployment?

Is your operation about to deploy autonomous equipment into a new or existing operation? What is everything that needs to be considered to ensure you can safely operate your mine? Join others in identifying what needs to be considered, what can go wrong, what you need to be aware of, and more.


Rethinking Mine Design

As an industry, we’re challenged with meetings targets while maintaining safe operations. Innovative technologies from beyond mining are now available to our industry – but we’re limited in what we can do as a lot of underground
mine designs are based on technology that has not fundamentally changed in years. There are rules and standards to meet so the idea of mine design needs transformational work to enable optimizing new technologies and enabling such things as ESG-led mine design. No more square pegs in round holes!


Where Do we Go From Here?

All the ingredients of the future of mining exist – from electrification to autonomous mining to AI and more. There is a sense of urgency in the industry for guidance on enabling the use of emerging technologies. In order to move forward, there are aspects needing to be addressed, such as:

• What do you do?
• How do you de-risk implementation and use?
• How do you accelerate implementation?

How do we, as an industry, drive this progression while maintaining safe practices? We’ll work together on a strategy, identify what exists and what is needed, and figure out how to merge plans to enable progress to happen.