Technology

Smart support

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Canada’s National Research Council set out to develop low cost instrumented rock bolts. The technology is now being tested by a major miner.

Forward, march!

Kylie Williams

Technology advances and creative applications are opening up the underground mine to industrial robots

Play the angles

Joel Barde

A Canadian company is developing mining technology that could be a boon to miners when it comes to exploiting difficult-to-access deposits

The old models are obsolete

Sam Marcuson

With all the focus on innovation in mining, the talking heads have failed to realize one thing: Business drives technology, not the other way around

Reducing critical impacts

Jordan Faries

FLSmidth's SAGwise uses process control technology to prolong the life of SAG mills

From mining's Dark Age to a mining innovation Renaissance

"We need to start moving away from empirical systems to quantified engineering principles, given the level of uncertainty we have in our industry."

Mining goes mobile

Low-cost, handheld applications to make field work flow better

Agnico Eagle gets LTE underground at LaRonde

New LTE system at Agnico's LaRonde to be deployed more than three kilometres underground