Videos

virtual reality in mine development and operations

Clark Whiting

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.

A quantitative approach to project assessment

Mohan Srivastava

"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. 

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.

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

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.

Names to know 2017

This cast of characters is shaping the mining industry and pushing it in new directions

No time for waste

Faster sensors have upped the potential for ore sorting in mine operations

Less is more

The smelter in Kitimat, B.C. started up in the 1950s, and after a major upgrade, the operation is turning out even more aluminum while keeping its environmental impact in check