• Artificial Intelligence Working Group Call – Recordings Now Available

    The mining industry is increasingly using Artificial Intelligence as a tool to optimize processes, enhance decision-making, and derive value from data while improving safety. While AI has many benefits for the industry, it’s still very new. More work is needed to educate the industry, identify…

  • Publicación en español: El control a intervalos cortos mejora la planificación de la mina en una operación a cielo abierto a gran escala

    En la minería a cielo abierto los procesos operativos se llevan a cabo con el apoyo de diversas tecnologías, sensores, sistemas, equipos y personal que pueden generar dificultades para lograr una visión integral de los cambios en los parámetros y la coordinación en la toma…

  • Publication: Short Interval Control Monitoring Improves Mine Planning in Large-Scale Open-Pit Operation

    In open-pit mining operational processes are supported by various technologies, sensors, systems, equipment, and personnel, which can lead to silos that hinder a comprehensive view of parameter changes and coordination in decision making due to the level of information managed by each actor. This English…

  • 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…

  • Job Posting: Working Groups & Projects Coordinator

    GMG is a global multi-stakeholder network of “doers” in the mining industry, openly discussing challenges and opportunities, and strategizing and collaborating on solutions and the materials to support their implementation. We are searching for a Projects Coordinator to run projects and work with volunteers. GMG…

  • Publication: Excavator Thrust Plate Wear Issues and How to Alleviate them with Enhanced Performance Parts

    Geographe shared a case study through GMG on how they helped to address a known challenge with select size excavators that cause premature failure on thrust plates, eventually causing damage and wear to the screw bolt heads, impacting the maintenance processes and efficiency of the…

  • Publication: Fabricating Change Through Additive Manufacturing

    Syncrude shared a case study through GMG on how they used additive manufacturing, essentially 3D printing, to address challenges on site and to manufacture pieces directly on site. With these processes noted in this case study, they were able to manufacture: Coker feed nozzles Disc…

  • Underground Mining Working Group Call

    GMG held an Underground Mining Working Group call on June 13th to update the community on the current projects underway. Watch the videos from the call here: Time Usage Model for Underground Mining Project Presentation Underground Mining Working Group Overview Underground Communications Infrastructure Project Presentation…

  • 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…

  • Autonomous Mining Working Group Call

    Last week, GMG held an Autonomous Mining Working Group Call where participants learned about the purpose and vision of the Autonomous Mining Working Group, including the various projects underway. Watch the videos from the call here: Autonomous Mining Working Group Overview Designing for Zero Entry…

  • GMG Publishes Spanish Version of Recommended Practices for Battery Electric Vehicles in Underground Mining Guideline

    Good practices to enable the adoption of battery electric vehicles in mining. With Latin America being a global leader in mining, having the opportunity to publish this guideline in Spanish is a milestone that will enable GMG to continue to support the Latin American mining…

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