• The Paradox of Competition and Co-operation in a Digital Age

    Rapid advancement in digital technologies is creating a shift in the way companies do business. A new paper by Swedish students, Johannes Åström and Jakob Karlelid, says the introduction of digital servitization has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping traditional value chains within and across industries,…

  • GMG and IME seal The Electric Mine partnership

    GMG and IME seal The Electric Mine partnership Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) and International Mining Events (IME) have signed a partnership agreement related to The Electric Mine event series, reinforcing the two organisations’ commitment to helping the mining industry electrify and decarbonise its global…

  • Geometallurgy Roundtable Discussion Summary

    On February 12 & 13, GMG held two Geometallurgy roundtable discussions where participants were asked why they were interested in the subject and their biggest pain points/challenges. Data Usage Data emerged as the major challenge across the two roundtables. Common data themes included:   How to…

  • Notice of GMG Annual General Meeting and Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

    Dear GMG Members,  Global Mining Guidelines Group is holding its Annual General Meeting virtually on April 29, 2024, at 5:00 am PDT, which represents the following times across the globe: 8-9:30 AM CLT & EDT | 1-2:30 PM BST | 2-3:30 PM CEST & SAST…

  • GMG 2024 Operations Update

    From Heather Ednie, GMG CEO So, what’s happening at GMG?  Kiruna (Sweden) Register now! March 12-13 Leadership Summit (Chile) June 4-5 Lima (Peru) May 29-30 Sudbury (Canada) June 18-19 Perth (Australia) August 13-14 Edmonton (Canada) October 8-9 Santiago (Chile) October 23-24 Johannesburg (South Africa) November…

  • Building a white paper on Rethinking Mine Design Underground

    GMG’s Rethinking Mine Design project aims to challenge traditional mine design philosophy and evolve it to take full advantage of new technologies. Its purpose is to assist the industry in exploring and understanding what factors to consider in order to take a new approach to…

  • Upcoming workshops to finalize the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining guideline draft

    As we are nearing the review stage of the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining v2 guideline, project participants are gearing up for a series of in-person and virtual workshops to finalize a draft before year’s end. The biggest additions to this version of the…

  • Launching workshops to update the Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure guideline

    Originally published as a 3-part suite, the updated version is being restructured to become an implementation guideline as:  the needs of industry have changed   future proofing the current document should be a priority (Wifi, LTE, 5G, etc)  to create a more compact guideline that…

  • GMG Webinar Series | Iain Curran: CharIN – Towards Greater Interoperability & Standardisation in Charging Systems

    Iain Curran, Practice Lead Global – Fleet Decarbonisation at BHP took part in our webinar series on December 5 to discuss CharIN and the work underway. CharlN is the leading global association dedicated to promoting interoperability based on the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the…

  • GMG Webinar Series | Rasmus Tammia: Swiping Through Dating Disaster and AI Heartbreak

    Rasmus Tammia, Program Manager – Artificial Intelligence in Mining at Boliden Mines recently took part in our webinar series on October 24. What can the mining industry learn from hopeless romantics? How should our conservative industry navigate the rapidly evolving nature of the technology known…

  • GMG Webinar Series | Rob Labbé: Building Cyber Resilience in Mining

    Rob Labbé, CEO and CISO in Residence at MM-ISAC, joined our webinar series on October 30. With the increased use of technology in mining, It is important for all areas of the business to prioritize resiliency. Rob discusses the importance of cyber resiliency and gives…

  • GMG Webinar Series | Pieter van Schalkwyk: Unlocking the Power of Intelligent Digital Twins in Mining

    On November 27, Pieter van Schalkwyk, CEO at XMPro participated in our webinar series. Mining is evolving, propelled by the fusion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital twin technology. As the industry strides forward, embracing this transformative combo becomes critically important. This webinar discusses the…

  • Recording Now Available: Gertjan Bekkers – Designed and Ready for BEV Operations

    At our recent Electric Mine Working Group call, Gertjan Bekkers presented Designed and Ready for BEV Operations: Torex’s Media Luna Mine. This is an underground deposit located south of the Balsas River in Mexico that primarily contains gold, copper, and silver mineralization. Construction is underway…

  • Open Mining Format Version 2.0: Experts Needed for Review

    Open Mining Format (OMF) Version 2.0 which focuses on block model data sets, is near publication and we need subject matter experts to participate in a final review. Some fast facts about OMF: OMF is an open-sourced file specification format that aims to get rid…

  • The Electric Mine Working Group Call: Guest Speaker Announced

    Gertjan Bekkers, VP, Mines Technical Services, Torex Gold Resources will be presenting Designed and Ready for BEV Operations: Torex’s Media Luna Mine at the upcoming September 27th Electric Mine Working Group call. This is an underground deposit located south of the Balsas River in Mexico…

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