• 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…

  • GMG Guideline for System Safety for Autonomous Mining – Now In Review

    Our System Safety for Autonomous Mining guideline is now in review prior to member vote and publication by year end. This is a critical step in the publication process to ensure the quality of the guideline – contact us at info@gmggroup.org to participate in the…

  • 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…

  • Sustainability Working Group Call – Recordings Now Available

    GMG recently held a call about our Sustainability Working Group. Recordings of the call are available to watch linked below on YouTube. Participants in the call learned about: The Mosaic Company’s approach to sustainability in the presentation, Nature’s Role in Advancing Mosaic’s Decarbonization Goals from guest…

  • GMG Brisbane Forum: Full Program Released

    The full program for our GMG Brisbane forum is now available to view. Over two days hear from and have discussions with Rio Tinto, Prominent Hill, Thiess, BBA, HCL Tech, University of Queensland, IMVELO, Karu Advisory, and more. Click here for the Brisbane Forum Program.

  • Registration Pages Open for 2023 Forums

    The registration pages for our remaining 2023 forums are now open! To achieve the global vision of a safe, sustainable, and productive mining industry of tomorrow, a cultural shift across the industry is needed. We look forward to seeing everyone soon. Reserve your spot now. Brisbane, Australia |…

  • MoU Signed Between GMG and Electric Mine Consortium (EMC)

    We are excited to announce a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) and the Electric Mine Consortium (EMC). This MoU represents a significant step forward in our shared visions to accelerate the electrification and decarbonisation of the global…

  • GMG Brisbane Forum: First Speakers Announced!

    Several speakers have been confirmed for the August 29-30 GMG Brisbane Forum: Jean-François Beaulieu, Regional Discipline Director – Digital Services, BBA Prof Robin Burgess-Limerick, Professorial Research Fellow, The University of Queensland Simon Rooney, Mining Client Partner, BDM, HCL Tech Dr. Zied M. Ouertani, Head of…

  • Two New Case Studies Published

    Two case studies have recently been published through GMG. Fabricating Change Through Additive Manufacturing explores how Syncrude is using additive manufacturing (AM) to design and build test prototypes of their equipment. Excavator Thrust Plate Wear Issues and How to Alleviate them with Enhanced Performance Parts…

  • New Report: Interoperability Definition and Guiding Principles for the Mining Industry

    GMG has published the Interoperability Definition and Guiding Principles for the Mining Industry report. This report describes a high-level foundation and reference on interoperability in mining based on input that GMG has received from industry participants over four years. It aims to provide broad context on interoperability…

  • We’re Hiring!

    GMG is currently hiring for a communications coordinator and an administrative assistant! Both positions are full time, 12 month contract with the opportunity of an extension. For more details, click below: Apply by April 11th Apply by March 31

  • Global Mining Guidelines Group's blog

    Between the Guidelines: Location Tracking Technologies

    Asset location tracking systems – for physical assets as well as personnel – have great potential to enhance value and improve safety and productivity. However, underground mines have additional challenges in this area due to the lack of GPS. The GMG Underground Mine Communications Infrastructure Guidelines Part III: General Guidelines provides a high-level overview of why these tracking technologies are valuable…

  • Global Mining Guidelines Group's blog

    Between the Guidelines: People and Autonomous Mining

    An essential part of developing a business case for implementing autonomous systems in mining is to ask: how will this affect our social license to operate? This immense change will affect the workforce and the surrounding community. This important consideration is a thread throughout the GMG Guideline for the Implementation of Autonomous Systems in Mining…

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