The Foundations for AI in Mining paper, now being edited for publication, devotes an early section to “the big picture” and defines overlapping AI-related terminology. These are visualized here:   The terminology associated with AI is often a challenge because there are several frequently-used terms that overlap...

Breakthrough Innovation Event June 12th NORCAT will host Breakthrough Innovation Event, a networking event in conjunction with the GMG-CIM Forum in Sudbury. This event will be a great opportunity to learn about fresh ideas and network with your peers. Attendees will hear from a selection of hand-picked technology startup companies...

Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Samantha Espley earned her B.A.Sc. degree in engineering in 1988 from the University of Toronto and her M.A.Sc. degree in mining engineering in 1999 from Laurentian University. Samantha is the Director of the Mining Technology & Innovation for Vale Base...

June 12-13 | Holiday Inn Sudbury Click here for the program in PDF Day 1 8:30 Registration and Networking 9:00 GMG: Global collaboration to drive innovation Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG 9:30 Autonomous Mining at Vale Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Vale has completed a technology roadmap and has now embarked upon a digital transformation and innovation journey within...

GMG: Global Collaboration to Drive Innovation Marcus Thomson, Program and Partner Development, GMG   Getting Started with Digital Transformation Denise Callahan Director, PMO & Strategic Planning, The Doe Run Company   Increasing Safety, Access and Detail in Underground and Contained Environments: Proven Operational Success of 3D Scanning and Visual Inspections Underground Matt...

May 22-23, 2019 | Hexagon Mining, Tucson GMG: Global Collaboration to Drive Innovation Marcus Thomson, Program and Partner Development, GMG   Getting Started with Digital Transformation Denise Callahan Director, PMO & Strategic Planning, The Doe Run Company   Increasing Safety, Access and Detail in Underground and Contained Environments: Proven Operational Success of 3D...

Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Samantha Espley earned her B.A.Sc. degree in engineering in 1988 from the University of Toronto and her M.A.Sc. degree in mining engineering in 1999 from Laurentian University. Samantha is the Director of the Mining Technology & Innovation for Vale Base...

Day 1 8:30 Registration and Networking 9:00 GMG: Global collaboration to drive innovation Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG 9:30 Autonomous Mining at Vale Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Vale has completed a technology roadmap and has now embarked upon a digital transformation and innovation journey within the underground and surface mining operations in Base Metals....

Denise Callahan, Director, PMO & Strategic Planning, The Doe Run Company Presentation Title: Getting Started with Digital Transformation Abstract  Finding the Why and the Who – determining ideal use cases and project structure. Identifying options for funding, partnerships and technology platforms. Ensuring an ROI on the investment in analytics by...

Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Samantha Espley earned her B.A.Sc. degree in engineering in 1988 from the University of Toronto and her M.A.Sc. degree in mining engineering in 1999 from Laurentian University. Samantha is the Director of the Mining Technology & Innovation for Vale...

Day 1 8:30 Registration and Networking 9:00 GMG: Global collaboration to drive innovation Heather Ednie, Managing Director, GMG 9:30 Autonomous Mining at Vale Samantha Espley, Director – Technical Excellence, Vale Vale has completed a technology roadmap and has now embarked upon a digital transformation and innovation journey within the underground and surface mining operations in Base Metals....

By Chantal Hortop Charles Fleurent, Senior Director­ – Optimization Algorithms at GIRO, will be giving a presentation on software tools for transit scheduling and optimization at the upcoming GMG-CIM AI in Mining Forum in Montreal. While at first glance public transit and the mining industry might not...

Karthik Ramakrishnan, Head of Advisory and Enablement, Element AI Presentation Title: Mining opportunities and strategy at the AI frontier: Lessons from adjacent industries Abstract Machine learning is already in widespread use in the mining industry, and other industries are now rapidly discovering its benefits—but will mining keep up?...

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