• 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…

  • Publication: Guideline for the Recommended Practices for Battery Electric Vehicles in the Underground, V.2

    The much-awaited second edition of the Recommended Practices for Battery Electric Vehicles in the Underground guideline is here. GMG, in partnership with Canada Mining Innovation Council (CMIC), has published the much-awaited second version of their Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) guideline. The BEVs Guideline aims to…

  • Open Mining Format survey results are in

    In August, GMG’s Data Access and Usage Working Group conducted a survey to better understand the industry’s pain points and needs in regards to data transfer. GMG’s Open Mining Format is an open-source file interchange format that was developed to enable seamless and reliable transfer…

  • GMG Corporate Member Report – Sept. 2018

    It might have been a sunny and warm summer but that didn’t slow us down. We hosted events, made significant progress on many of our projects, are still on target to publish guidelines by year end and have been busy planning our fall Forums and…

  • The relevance and impact of AI in mining

    Artificial intelligence will be a hot topic at the upcoming GMG-CIM Edmonton Forum on October 2-3. It was also the focus of a lively panel discussion at the GMG Sudbury Forum last June.

  • GMG Battery Electric Vehicles Guideline V2 Final Review

    Final reviews of Version 2 of the GMG Battery Electric Vehicles Guideline are underway. Find out what’s new in this version here. Want to participate in the review? Email here.

  • Underground innovation, autonomous mining and interoperability at GMG’s Future Mining Forum in Sudbury

    Underground innovation, autonomous mining and interoperability were the focus of GMG’s Future Mining Forum in Sudbury last June. With more than 160 participants, the event was a success by all accounts.

  • Luleå Forum postponed

    The second installment of this year’s GMG Future Mining Forum series scheduled to be held in Sweden on September 5 & 6 is being postponed. Stay tuned to GMG as a new date will be announced in the coming weeks.

  • Introducing Global Mining Guidelines Group: We’ve dropped the “S”!

    We are excited to announce our name has evolved! Introducing the new Global Mining Guidelines Group – or as our friends know us, GMG – it’s direct, clear, and an easy 3 letters to remember! Bye-bye “S” After 6 years of a misleading name, Global…

  • Roadmap to Interoperability

    How can the mining industry meet the challenges of interoperability? GMSG is building a path forward.

  • Member Profile: Alvaro Rozo, Hatch

    Members like Hatch’s Alvaro Rozo bring valuable perspectives and industry knowledge to GMSG and the collective advancement of the global mining industry…

  • Implementation of Autonomous Systems

    GMSG is producing an industry-led guideline to share best practices and lessons learned on the road to autonomous mining

  • GMSG Announces New Incoming Chair, Michelle Ash

    Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group announced today that Michelle Ash, Barrick Gold Corporation’s Chief Innovation Officer, will become the new Chair of GMSG in May 2018.

  • GMG Produces Landscape of Interoperability Initiatives

    April 13, 2021  The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has developed a landscape of interoperability activities in the mining industry.  This initial iteration covers organizations with ongoing or completed interoperability initiatives, solutions, tools, and projects.  One of the challenges with interoperability in mining is that it is…

  • Publication: Mobile Equipment Open Data, Report on Industry Challenges and Next Steps 

    March 25, 2021  The Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) has published Mobile Equipment Open Data: A Report on Industry Challenges and Next Steps. This report summarizes the result of workshops and individual outreach within the GMG community throughout 2020 and captures key areas of agreement, recurring themes, and possible future work on the topic.  Open data from…

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