Category: Mining

MANAGING BY METRICS Information management becomes mining’s greatest tool

Even the world’s most technologically sophisticated mining companies are coming to understand that people, equipped with the right information, hold the keys to success. In Nunavut, Canada, about 2,600 kilometers (1,616 miles) northwest of Toronto, a massive hauling truck broke down recently at the Meadowbank gold mine, threatening to cut production by 5%, which could …

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OYU TOLGOI: Massive Mongolian mine seen as a test case for ‘lean’ techniques

As the global mining industry pushes deeper and ranges farther for vital minerals, its leading firms are just beginning to adopt “lean” techniques – common for decades in manufacturing industries – for mining greater value from their operations.14 At Oyu Tolgoi on Mongolia’s vast, windswept South Gobi Desert, where nomads still watch over their herds, …

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Modern Mining is Transitioning to Support Manufacturing’s Need for New Materials

As technology impacts what products manufacturers make today, so too does it impact raw materials, and the mines that produce them.

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