• Notice to Members: GMG 2019 Annual General Meeting

    Please note that the 2019 Annual General Meeting for the Global Mining Guidelines Group will be held on April 30, 2019,  5:00 PM EDT at Brasserie Artisanale BreWskey, 380 St Paul St E, Montreal, Canada. Thank you to our sponsors ShookIOT, Hitachi, Microsoft and Peck […]

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  • Publication: Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining

    The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published the Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining. The document offers a broad view of the implementation of these systems, which are being used more and more frequently due to their potential for making the […]

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  • New Working Group digests to cover key discussions

    Starting in May, Vice-Chair Working Groups, Andrew Scott will begin distributing digests on key discussions happening in GMG working groups and projects. These digests are an opportunity for our working groups to learn from each other and to engage with broader conversations that are important […]

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  • GMG Partner Interop publishes Wireless Communication Guideline for Open Pit Mining

    GMG Partner Interop (Programa Tecnológico para la Creación y Adopción de Estándares Internacionales para Interoperabilidad Minera) has published their Wireless Communication Guideline for Open Pit Mining. This guideline offers recommended practices for installing telecommunications devices in open pit mining. Download it here

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  • Understanding the importance of functional safety for autonomous equipment

    Functional safety for autonomous mining equipment is important to all mining stakeholders, and the interest in the ongoing GMG project is a testament to that. Its importance and priority is clear, but what does functional safety mean in this context? What does functional safety for […]

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  • Tim Skinner receives CIM Distinguished Service Medal

    Tim Skinner, President of SMART Systems Group and GMG Vice-Chair International Standards, is being recognized for his commitment to collaboration and being a strong voice for the industry as a leader, volunteer and mentor […]

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  • GMG Launches Teleportation Project

    GMG’s Data Access and Usage Working group has officially launched a guideline project for industry alignment on teleportation technologies in mining. Quantum entanglement is becoming more and more advanced and cutting-edge teleportation devices are being developed to help mines become more productive and cost-effective. There […]

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  • Input from our Booth at the SME Conference

    While we were at the SME conference in February, we held a mini-workshop where we asked people who visited our booth for their input on some key questions. 1. Innovation drivers We wanted to know what drives innovation. It turns out that people, processes, information, […]

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  • Publication: Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines, Part III: General Guidelines

    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 […]

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  • Teck’s Kalev Ruberg joins GMG Executive Council

    Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) welcomes new Vice-Chair, Kalev Ruberg, Vice-President Digital Systems and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Teck Resources Limited (Teck), Canada’s largest diversified resource company. Ruberg brings extensive experience in information technology and business leadership to the GMG Executive Council. He has […]

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