Virtual reality allows for better engineering and design says Clark Whiting of Cementation AG. Using the case study of an elevated conveyor system, he explains how creating the work environment before it is constructed can save a lot of headaches and money.
"The mining industry likes to speak with certainty, " says Mohan Srivastava, VP of TriStar Gold, and when it comes to resource reporting that means what is stated is almost certainly wrong. The geostatistician proposes another way of imagining a gold project.
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.
What happens when traditional industries try agile methods? Good things, says Gonzalo Tudela, CEO and co-founder of Vandrico Solutions. With a quick introduction and case study on the method, he makes a strong case for why agile is ready to take off in mining
Watch the idea behind #DisruptMining’s People’s Choice winning presentation. Inspired by drilling practices in the oil and gas sector, Alun Jones of Cementation Canada explains how they have re-imagined how mine shafts could be developed.