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  • Mining IoT Reference Architecture

    GMG Participation in IIC Mining IoT Reference Architecture Framework

    Mining companies and mining equipment manufacturers can leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to optimize business operations and find new revenue streams. As part of our partnership with the Internet Consortium (IIC), the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) will be taking part in the Mining…

  • GMG Project Location Tracking

    Emerging topic: Location Tracking

    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…

  • New GMG Leadership Member: Inmarsat

    Inmarsat strengthens commitment to mining sector in joining Global Mining Guidelines Group  New leadership position will increase Inmarsat’s contribution to environmental and safety guidelines   Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, today announced that it has joined the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG),…

  • GMG launches two working groups on cybersecurity and the electric mine

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has just launched two new working groups on cybersecurity and the electric mine to create safe and sustainable mines of the future. Cybersecurity Working Group The Cybersecurity Working Group aims to help mining stakeholders as they look to design safe,…

  • Artificial intelligence in mining

    Foundations of AI: A Framework for AI in Mining published

    GMG has published Foundations of AI: A Framework for AI in Mining – a white paper that offers an overview of the process of planning for and implementing artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for mining companies. AI-based innovation is being used increasingly in the mining industry…

  • Overview of Tailings Management in the Mining Industry 

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), in collaboration with Cambrian College, has developed a landscape of tailings management activities in the mining industry (view it here). This study of guidance documents, project initiatives and standards from around the world provides an understanding of existing practices and initiatives…

  • Partnership announcement: The Industrial Internet Consortium and the Global Mining Guidelines Group Announce Liaison

    Organizations align to help make mining safer, more productive The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC) and the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) announced they have agreed to a liaison to help further the development of the industrial internet. Under the agreement, the IIC and GMG will…

  • Russian translation of GMG Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining now available

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is working with autonomous solutions provider RCT to translate the recently published GMG Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining. The Russian translation is now available. GMG is a global organization with members, participants and partners all…

  • Industry taskforce launched at Interoperability Alignment Roundtable

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) hosted its inaugural Interoperability Alignment Roundtable two weeks ago in Perth, Australia to accelerate progress and enhance collaboration between organizations working on interoperability. Interoperability is a priority for the mining industry and there are many ongoing projects, guidelines and…

  • Preview from upcoming guideline: visualizing the functional safety lifecycle for autonomous systems

    The Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment subcommittee has recently finished development work on the draft Guideline for Applying Functional Safety to Autonomous Systems. It is now in editing. The document will provide a consistent framework for managing functional safety. The guideline will also facilitate industry…

  • GMG Interoperability Alignment Report Cover

    GMG publishes interoperability alignment report

    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…

  • Preview of the GMG Time Usage Model

    The Time Usage Model below is a graphical representation of how productive and non-productive activities, statuses, and events occurring in a mining operation are classified. This model is a key part of a guideline that is in its final stages of editing and will be…

  • Q&A with Perth Forum Speaker Melinda Hodkiewicz

    Melinda Hodkiewicz will be present on “Semantics – a Necessary Tool for Maintenance 4.0” at the GMG Perth Forum, which will be held August 14-15. We asked her some questions about her experience and her topic…

  • GMG Member Ma'aden

    Member Profile: Ma’aden

    Ma’aden is a GMG Collaborator Member. We spoke to David Scott Taylor, Director, Innovation & Digitalization at Ma’aden about the company and our shared values…

  • GMG collaboration hub survey results

    We recently conducted a survey on our collaboration software to gauge satisfaction with the current system, Basecamp and to identify the tools and capabilities that are considered necessary for efficient online collaboration. Though there were only 42 respondents, they represented a range of mining backgrounds…

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