During the workshop portion of the Intelligent Underground Mining virtual forum, participants focused in on priorities and challenges within underground mining operations through the lens of potential future projects and initiative on which GMG could focus collaboration efforts. Click below to view the workshop outcomes. ...

Location tracking has emerged as a potential new project for the Underground Mining Working Group. Systems for tracking, locating and monitoring the activity of people and things have many potential benefits because they improve situation awareness and lead to safer, more productive and more efficient...

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...

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...

The much-awaited second edition of the Recommended Practices for Battery Electric Vehicles in the Underground guideline is here. GMG, in partnership with Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC), has published the much-awaited second version of their Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) guideline. The BEVs Guideline aims to drive technological...

Industry partner AusIMM has recently published an article by GMSG on the recommended practices for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) in an underground environment, calling the guideline “a key tool for the resources industry”. The article details the opportunity mining companies have to move away from traditional,...

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