The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Guideline for Implementing Short Interval Control in Underground Mining Operations. Short interval control (SIC) is a structured system in which data from mining processes are periodically reviewed and action is taken in response to them. This guideline provides...

Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) are pleased to announce a strategic partnership between their two organizations. A partnership between SME and GMG will drive increased openness in the mining industry. The SME-GMG partnership will enable SME members...

These past three weeks have been jam-packed with enrichment at our forums in Adelaide, Luleå, and Johannesburg and multiple workshops. The future of collaboration, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and the digital mine were key topics. Here are some highlights. Collaboration opportunities from the GMG Luleå Forum Participants...

GMG’s Data Access and Usage Working group has officially launched a guideline project for industry alignment on teleportation technologies in mining. Quantum entanglement is becoming more and more advanced and cutting-edge teleportation devices are being developed to help mines become more productive and cost-effective. There...

While we were at the SME conference in February, we held a mini-workshop where we asked people who visited our booth for their input on some key questions. 1. Innovation drivers We wanted to know what drives innovation. It turns out that people, processes, information, information, and...

Cailli Knievel – Chief Engineer, Newmont Leeville Operations – is an incredibly engaged GMG volunteer. She contributed to the Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure guideline that we published recently. We asked her to explain a bit about her involvement in this guideline and with GMG. [caption id="attachment_9642"...

GMG has published the third part of the Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure guideline suite: Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines, Part III: General Guidelines. This document provides the reader with an overview of the planning and design recommendations for underground communications development, some best practices used...

Hatch is a global multidisciplinary management, engineering and development consultancy that spans six continents. Mining, advisory, digital innovation and technology innovation are four of their main business areas, and they have worked with some of the world’s largest mining companies. Hatch is a GMG Leadership...

[caption id="attachment_8961" align="alignleft" width="170"] Peter Burman[/caption] [caption id="attachment_9052" align="alignleft" width="168"] Stefan Castehav[/caption] Mine automation, the digital mine and underground innovation will be key topics at the GMG Luleå forum, held on March 27-28. Two speakers from Boliden ­– Peter Burman, Program Manager, Mine Automation and Stefan Castehav­,...

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