Short interval control (SIC) is a structured process for identifying and acting on opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency of processes. This guideline provides an overview of SIC and the overall impact it will have on underground mines with different maturity levels.    This guideline covers the six potential maturity levels of...

API library for Open Mining Format, a new standard for mining data backed by the Global Mining Guidelines Group. Why? An open-source serialization format and API library to support data interchange across the entire mining community. Scope This library provides an abstracted object-based interface to the underlying OMF serialization format,...

The Data Exchange for Mine Software project group (Data Access and Usage Working Group) identified the need for a shared open format for 3D data within the mining industry, to allow users to easily move clean and accurate 3D information between applications. The purpose of the...

This guideline, part two of a three-part series, is intended to provide guidance to an audience involved with the development of a mine during all phases of its lifecycle.   This guideline provides a breakdown of eight underground mine communications scenarios based on two key mining values: safety and productivity.   The eight different scenarios included are:  ...

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