Videos

Energy storage solutions for the mining industry

David Forde

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.

Injection hoisting

Alun Jones

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.

Agile methodology in mining

Gonzalo Tudela

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

Battery-powered LHDs

John Gravelle

John Gravelle details how AVS's battery-powered LHDs have taken advantage of lithium battery advances to carve out a place for electric vehicles underground.

Putting technology to work

Greg Baiden

Today there are automated tools that can do mining's "dirty, dangerous and dull jobs." Greg Baiden has built them and now he is ready to start a mining company to put those robots to work.

Bugs in the backyard

New Gold is collecting insects at New Afton as part of its plan to monitor biodiversity onsite

Between a rock and a hard place

Exploring how miners can reduce their exposure to corruption risk

A suicidal solution

Dr. Yadav at UBC is working on a bio-engineered bacteria strain that cleans tailings water at oil sands operations