Thinking Water

North American Mining talks to two experts about the principles, challenges and opportunities of water management in underground mines.  By Jonathan Rowland Environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies are now playing a much more significant role in the life of businesses. Traditionally, these have tended to place heavy emphasis on climate change and the need to reduce carbon emissions. While…

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Torsa’s next-gen collision avoidance system

Spanish technology developer Torsa has unveiled its next-generation Collision Avoidance System (CAS) for shovels, haul trucks, auxiliary and light vehicles that optimizes loading operation, allowing two trucks at the same time, and mining front detection. “For our first generation, our design team evaluated all the detection technologies available in the market; with the focus on reliability and operators’ safety, LiDAR…

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Digital Transformation in the Golden Age of Mining Technology 

The mining industry is between 30% to 40% less technologically mature than comparable industries. Alarmed? Read more in this first of a three-part series about the opportunities surrounding digital transformations and mining for the future. By Marc Poualion, senior industry marketing manager, Aspen Technology Never before has there been more companies designing and developing new software solutions empowered by the…

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Weir commits to SBTi

In tandem with its mission to continue reducing its climate impact, Weir Group has committed itself to the Science Based Targets initiative, which its CEO said will transform its environmental footprint moving forward. The company will set its emissions reduction targets in line with those of the Paris Agreement, and that will be over and above Weir’s already-existing Scope 1…

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