Posts by Cynthia Collins

Episode 6 – Project VAMOS with Edine Bakker, La Palma Institute

VAMOS at work in a mine

On today´s Episode 6 we have Edine Bakker of the La Palma Research Centre in Spain talking about project VAMOS, the Viable Alternative Mine Operating System. VAMOS will enable access to mineral deposits and reserves in greater depths using a robotics system for clean, low visibility underwater mining with limited environmental impact. Currently unreachable mineral…

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Episode 5 – Getting Deep Data & Increased Confidence by Implementing Muon Tomography

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Don Furseth of CRM Geotomography Technologies What technology can see through a cubic KM of rock!? Don Furseth is a technology commercialization veteran with degrees in Engineering and Engineering Physics and 30 years of industry experience ranging from larger systems and imaging technology companies, to technology start-ups in roles from product development to product management…

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Mining Tech South America Conference & Exhibition

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Mining Tech South America is a conference and exhibition focused on the technology aspect of mining with emphasis on technology trends and innovation. The event is attended by miners, technical providers and investors interested in technology and innovation in mining.  The objective is to provide a forum to advance mining and to provide opportunities to…

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Episode 3 – CSIRO´s Reflexivity Group Innovating CSR and Our Thinking on Community Relations

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Episode 3 – Mar. 6, 2018 PDAC 2018 Edition Guest: Dr. Rolf Fandrich, CSIRO Reflexivity Group From the CSIRO stand at PDAC 2018 Convention South Tradeshow floor in Toronto, Dr Fandrich shares CSIRO´s approach to innovation and the CSIRO Trust Model that characterizes the relationship between a community and the mining operation they live alongside.…

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Episode 2: Lessons in Product Innovation and Challenges of Distribution of Innovative Technology

Theory-2 Air Cylinder Wheels

Airless non-pneumatic wheel solution solves a number of problems. Rubber tire and rim is replaced by a steel structure lasting 20 times longer than the traditional wheel and solving a number of safety, environmental, operating costs and maintenance problems.

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