Operations

Boxhole breakthrough

Ian Ewing

PT Freeport Indonesia wanted to move away from the Alimak method at its Deep Mill Level Zone mine, so Redpath proposed a new technology to get the job done

Digging deeper for answers

Christopher Pollon

As mines get deeper, rock stress becomes a more pressing issue but CEMI's Ultra-Deep Mining Network is conducting research to try to relieve that tension

All packed and ready to go

Eavan Moore

Proven benefits and outside financial pressure push modular construction into the mining mainstream

Energy storage solutions for the mining industry

Interest in energy storage is on the rise, particularly in Ontario where high-power users face big penalties for drawing over their one megawatt limit. David Forde of Eco-H Technologies offers miners some work-arounds using energy storage.

The gilded South

The Haile mine in South Carolina counters the trend of increasingly remote, logistically complex mines. In fact, it belongs to a long tradition of mining in the area. And it is a project that the team at OceanaGold continues to build on, having already announced expansion plans for the newly commissioned mine

Elizabeth Croft brings women in STEM together

Elizabeth Croft is a mechanical engineer in the field of robotics and is a strong supporter of women in engineering, both in academia and industry.