Role of Professional Societies & Research in Developing a Sustainable Mineral Industry

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In August, I presented at the second WAIMM Annual Industry Conference. My talk was on the “Role of Professional Societies & Research in Developing a Sustainable Mineral Industry.” This was very similar to a talk I gave in the Dominican Republic … Continue reading

Discussion of Sustainable Mining Practices at SODOGEO 2017

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I was in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 15-17, 2017, at the 1st International Congress of Applied Geology at the invitation of the Dominican Society of Geology (SODOGEO). SODOGEO had asked me to speak about “Sustainable Mining Practices.” I added … Continue reading

SME 2017: Cautious Optimism, Emerging Tools for Community Engagement

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The 2017 SME Annual Meeting was held in Denver, CO February 20-22, 2017 with the theme “creating wealth in a cyclical world.” Anyone who knows the mining industry understands why SME chose the that theme this year. The mining industry … Continue reading

Conference report: SME 2014 Meeting

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The 2014 SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit was held in Salt Lake City, UT this past week (Feb. 23-26, 2014). I tried to post daily updates throughout the week. If you missed these updates, find them below. As usual, there … Continue reading

Innovations in Mining Engineering 2013

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Last week (Sept. 9-12, 2013), the mining engineering program at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) hosted the third edition of the Innovations in Mining Engineering conference in St. Louis, MO. The conference theme was “Exploring Global Mining … Continue reading

What is the effect of ignoring truck bunching in simulation results?

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In my post on the 2013 SME Annual Meeting, I promised to explain, in further detail, the work we presented at the conference on the effect of truck bunching on discrete event simulation (DES) analysis. The goal of this post … Continue reading