Operations

Tonnes of opportunities

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Capstone’s Pinto Valley mine improved its drill and blast optimization and added coarse particle flotation to make processing more efficient

Coping with COVID-19

Robert Hiltz

Canadian mines took a wide range of actions to address safety issues stemming from COVID-19, including paying people not to come to work, limiting the number of people in cages and getting ready to implement rapid testing 

Focused drilling

Ailbhe Goodbody

Modern technology is being used to increase the accuracy and productivity of underground production drilling

Innovation acceleration

Alexandra Lopez-Pacheco

Research innovation hubs are finding their services increasingly in demand, even with an economy unsettled by COVID-19, so they are going full-steam ahead with projects and pilots and trials