Opinion


The Digital Mine: Another “shiny object” mesmerising CEOs or is mining really undergoing a technology revolution that will drive productivity and lower costs.

First in a series looking at the opportunities and realities in mining's march towards the digital future.


Are we kidding ourselves about productivity in mining?

Has the Australian mining sector been paying lip service to productivity improvements ? Are there tangible, systemic changes we can make to generate sustainable productivity gains and how well is Australia positioned to capitalise on its opportunities ?

MMG’s CIO shares his views on a Integrated Mining Value Chain

Insights of Peter McLure, MMG CIO on MMG's journey towards an integrated mining value chain. He talks about the role of an Enterprise Architecture and a Functional Reference Model.

Interview with Mining Technology Strategist Gus Ferguson

Cloud Computing in the Mining Domain

A mining short storyWhere is the value of data for mine operations decision making?

Most miners gather data by the “truck load” but few can say they are using this data to drive meaningful and sustainable improvements in their decision making and management processes. By leveraging existing data and treating it “in context”, data can be transformed into valuable and actionable management information, particularly at the operations layer of a mining business.

Mining Functional Reference Model (FRM) Methodology

A proven methodology for taking control of your systems assets and leveraging them for effective planning and delivery.

Mineral Resource Management

An outline of a new and predictable approach to dramatically reducing variability in Mining Operations that has delivered dramatic EBIT, Throughput and “Life of Mine” improvement.