• Artificial Intelligence Working Group announces new co-leader

    GMG’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Working Group, launched last November, now has two leaders. The group announced last week that Mohammad Babaei, Digital Mining Innovation Lead in Digital Operations at Teck, has come onboard as a co-leader. He joins Mark O’Brien, Manager, Digital Transformation at CITIC Pacific Mining­, who has been leading the group so far […]

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  • GMG Functional Safety project wins Mining Magazine 2018 Safety Award

    We are excited to announce that GMG won Mining Magazine’s 2018 Safety Award for the Autonomous Mining Working Group’s Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment Project. Yearly, Mining Magazine asks its readers to nominate, and then vote on, “people, companies, or groups that they feel have […]

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  • Presentations from the 2018 GMG Leadership Summit

    We had some fantastic speakers who presented on important topics at our 2018 Leadership Summit in Perth last November. If you missed it or want to revisit some of the topics, read about them and access the presentations here […]

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  • GMG launches newsletter

    We are excited to announce the launch of our e-newsletter, coming to your mailbox this week! Readers can expect interviews with industry leaders, case studies, use cases, information on guidelines, projects, and events.

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  • GMG Corporate Member Report – Dec 2018

    What a great last few months at GMG, hosting events and meeting new people on 3 different continents and launching new projects. We also just published version 2 of our BEVs guideline and are excited about the 6 others we will publish by May. Read […]

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  • Discussing blockchain technology in mining

    Blockchain technology was the topic of an informative panel discussion at the GMG Leadership Summit in Perth in November. Initially developed to record cryptocurrency transactions, blockchains are data systems consisting of individual digital records that are securely encrypted. By design, blockchains resist data modification making them a valuable tool for maintaining transparent, auditable and immutable records to a variety of ends […]

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  • New ISO 55002: 2018

    The standard ISO 55002:2018 Asset Management- Management systems –Guidelines for the application of ISO 55001 was released in November following 100% approval (3 abstentions) when the Final Draft International Standard (FDIS) went to ballot in Amersfoort. This version has been significantly expanded from the last […]

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  • Feedback needed on ISO/CD 55011.2: Asset Management – Guidelines for public policy makers

    Comments are being solicited on the Committee Draft of ISO/CD 55011.2 Asset Management – Guidelines for public policy makers. The document provides guidance for the development of public policy through the application of asset management fundamentals. Please see the below links for The Committee Draft […]

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  • Launch of Artificial Intelligence Working Group

    Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is launching a new Artificial Intelligence Working Group to help demystify AI and enable the mining industry to harness its many valuable applications. GMG’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) Working Group will launch November 8 with a workshop hosted by IBM in […]

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  • New Functional Safety for Autonomous Mining Project

    Global Mining Guidelines Group’s (GMG) Autonomous Mining Working Group is creating a new guideline to clarify functional safety requirements for autonomous equipment. The mining industry is embracing automation, but mobile automation technologies are still in the early stages of technology development. As a result, there […]

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