• Introducing the new GMG Board of Directors

    Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors:   Chair = Kalev Ruberg, VP Future and Chief Innovation Officer, Teck  Vice-Chair = Mark O’Brien, General Manager – Digital Technology and Innovation, CITIC Pacific Mining  Directors =   Michelle Ash, Technology Executive,…

  • GMG Publishes Recommended Practices for Battery Electric Vehicles in Underground Mining, Version 3

    Good practices to enable the adoption of battery electric vehicles in mining.  Mining companies cite a few different reasons for focusing on adopting battery electric vehicles (BEVs) within their operations, including corporate carbon reduction goals or enabling very deep mines. Whatever their reason, GMG’s Recommended…

  • Three Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Up for Review

      All three parts of the Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guideline Suite, published between 2017 and 2019, are now up for review by the Underground Mining Working Group. This review process is to assess whether revisions are required. The review is scheduled to close July…

  • Autonomous Mining Working Group launches new projects

    The GMG Autonomous Mining Working Group has launched new projects: Small Vehicles Automation White Paper project, Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining (version 2), and the System Safety for Autonomous Mining Guidelines project. We are putting out a call for: Nominations to the projects’ steering committees – open…

  • GMG publishes guideline for sharing Open Data Sets in mining

    Sharing of open data sets aims to enable safety and productivity driven technologies The purpose of this guideline is to provide mining industry stakeholders with best practices for data sharing that are based on existing initiatives so that they can benefit from the opportunities that…

  • Decarbonization and safety amongst the main themes in new GMG Mine Operator Round Table Report

    Report details output coming out of 12 workshops and 6 working groups The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published Industry Priorities, Challenges, and Collaborative Approaches: Report on the 2022 GMG Mine Operator Roundtables. This report covers the output of 12 workshops held in January…

  • Saudi mining giant Ma’aden joins the GMG community

    Leader in the region continues to expand its position in the mining industry (MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, March 28, 2022) Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) welcomes Ma’aden to its membership, the first mining company from Saudi Arabia to do so. A fast-growing enterprise that includes a mineral…

  • GMG Working Group Steering Committee nominations

    Nominations are now being accepted for the following Working Group Steering Committees: Data & Integration and Sustainability. There will be between 8 and 12 positions available for each working group. We’ve seen so many successes during our past projects and continue looking forward to collaborate,…

  • GMG’s Annual General Meeting announced

    We’re excited to announce our Annual General Meeting, which will be taking place on virtually on May 26th. May 26 at 6 am PDT / 9 am EDT / 2 pm BST / 3 pm CEST / 4 pm MSK / 9 pm AWST We…

  • GMG welcomes Opencontour as its newest member

    Opencontour offers open pit and heap leach mine design, planning and optimization solutions (MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, February 28, 2022) Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is excited to welcome the addition of Opencontour to its community led by industry experts, innovators, and pioneers. The continued implementation of…

  • Airth set to join GMG

    Airth will provide strategical and operational gains to the mining sector through clear and actionable data (MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, February 25, 2022) Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) is excited to announce the addition of Airth to its community of industry experts, innovators, and pioneers. As cloud…

  • Volvo Autonomous Solutions joins GMG

    Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) and Volvo Autonomous Solutions (a part of the Volvo Group) are happy to announce Volvo has joined GMG as a new member.   “Volvo Autonomous Solutions wants to contribute to the development of innovations, guidance, and common practices that can be…

  • Publication: The Morrell Method to Determine the Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits Guideline (Revision)

    December 16, 2021 The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published a revision of The Morrell Method to Determine the Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits, which was originally published in 2016.  This guideline provides readers with a practical and condensed version of the Morrell method, which is well known and widely…

  • Publication: Determining the Bond Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits Guideline (Revision)

    December 16, 2021 Resistance does matter. Ask any metallurgist what can tip the balance between profit and loss, and they’ll tell you it often comes down to the rock – the cost of crushing that rock.   Determining the Bond Efficiency of Industrial Grinding Circuits describes the Bond method for quantifying and…

  • Takeaways from the MM-ISAC Annual Conference Panel on Cybersecurity

    A cybersecurity-led panel discussion at the MM-ISAC Annual Conference in December 2021 provided some useful approaches and tips for companies to consider when working to prevent attacks and train their workforce to respond when attacks to happen. The discussions resulted in the agreement that cybersecurity…

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