• GMG Workshop: Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment (Santiago)

    GMG will host a workshop to develop content for the Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment guideline and ensure it is relevant in South American contexts. Right now, international standards applicable to mine autonomy are not clearly defined and requirements for managing functional safety are unclear. […]

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  • GMG Workshop: Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment (Sudbury)

    GMG will host a workshop April 25 in Sudbury, Canada to continue developing content for the Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment guideline project. Participants will be focusing on ensuring there is key content on functional safety in underground environments, as most of the content so […]

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  • Understanding the importance of functional safety for autonomous equipment

    Functional safety for autonomous mining equipment is important to all mining stakeholders, and the interest in the ongoing GMG project is a testament to that. Its importance and priority is clear, but what does functional safety mean in this context? What does functional safety for […]

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  • GMG Functional Safety project wins Mining Magazine 2018 Safety Award

    We are excited to announce that GMG won Mining Magazine’s 2018 Safety Award for the Autonomous Mining Working Group’s Functional Safety for Autonomous Equipment Project. Yearly, Mining Magazine asks its readers to nominate, and then vote on, “people, companies, or groups that they feel have […]

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  • 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 […]

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