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Exploration Programme Design and Implementation: More Than Just Geology
Steven Bateman, Joe Fifield - March 19, 2020
Article

Running an effective and efficient exploration programme, be it in a well established jurisdiction or a remote location, not only requires a firm grasp of the geological and metallogenic processes and a competent geological team, but also robust field management and logistics.

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Exploration, Exploration Geology
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Dam Safety and Operational Reviews
Richard Martindale - March 19, 2020
Article

Following catastrophic failures at Brumadinho (Brazil; 2019), Mariana (Brazil; 2015) and Mount Polley (Canada; 2014), there has been an ever-increasing focus on Tailings Storage Facility safety, both within the mining industry and by the wider public.

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Tailings Storage Facility, Tailings Dam
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Valuing Exploration Assets: A Way of Keeping Score
James Gilbertson, Mathew Davies - March 19, 2020
Article

Exploration valuation is considered somewhat of a dark art. Unlike income or market based valuations, probabilistic based approaches rely to some degree on subjective interpretation of geological aspects.

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Exploration, Exploration Geology
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Converting Data into Information into Decisions
David Pearce - March 19, 2020
Article

Technology has now reached a point where vast amounts of data can be collected and communicated in real time to allow companies to understand what is really happening in their mines; however, “Big Data” can be overwhelming and can obscure the important information which allow decisions to be made in time to have a positive impact on performance.

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Data Management, Software
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A High-Level Overview of Different Shaft Linings
Jake Balde - March 19, 2020

Selection of the most appropriate type of shaft lining needs to be considered during the design phase. This document provides a high-level overview of the typical applications, construction methods, benefits, and drawbacks of more commonly used shaft linings.

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Shaft Lining, Mine Design
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