December 16, 2021 The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published a revision of The Morrell Method to Determine the Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits, which was originally published in 2016.  This guideline provides readers with a practical and condensed version of the Morrell method, which is well known and widely applied in...

December 16, 2021 Resistance does matter. Ask any metallurgist what can tip the balance between profit and loss, and they’ll tell you it often comes down to the rock – the cost of crushing that rock.   Determining the Bond Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits describes the Bond method for quantifying and comparing the...

December 15, 2021  The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Monitoring the Heartbeat of Mining and Metals Production artificial intelligence case study, submitted by Endress+Hauser. Kanmantoo Copper Mine, owned by Hillgrove Resources in South Australia, used smart sensor technology to increase production potential by raising ROM bin...

Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) publishes A Standardized Time Classification Framework for Mobile Equipment in Surface Mining August 31st 2020 The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published A Standardized Time Classification Framework for Mobile Equipment in Surface Mining: Operational Definitions, Time Usage Model, and Key Performance...

August 18, 2020 The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Guideline for Applying Functional Safety to Autonomous Systems in Mining. This guideline provides a common approach to applying functional safety to autonomous systems and references international standards within the context of the mining industry...

The mining industry’s response to the global pandemic has been successful by focussing on opportunities for positive change and innovation. The best practices, lessons learned, and strategies shared by industry leaders have defined some key priorities around enabling remote work, planning for a successful return...

Employee engagement and soft skills have never been more important for the mining industry. A number of converging factors are changing the industry such as advanced digital technologies, emerging generations with different priorities around work, and increased social and environmental awareness. All of these changes affect the workforce,...

The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), has published a report presenting a consensus of the industry’s vision and direction for interoperability gathered through interviews and workshops with 17 mining companies on six continents. Interoperability is the key to success in automation, digitalization and integration initiatives and achieving...

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