Risk

Author(s): 
Jane Joughin and Emily Harris
Category: 
Environmental/Social

While operational mines usually have the necessary environmental and social approvals and permits, many struggle to keep on top of accompanying compliance obligations, which can number in the hundreds, even thousands, and be impracticable. This is important to rectify as industry incidents lead Read more... about A commitment too far? - World Risk Report

Author(s): 
William Joughin
Category: 
Mining

Purpose of Risk Based Design

  • Cater for the inherent variability in rock mass conditions
  • To address uncertainty
  • To apply engineering judgement
  • To enable decisions to made based on the level of risk to the operation
  • Risk =
Author(s): 
Chris Elliott
Category: 
Mining

This presentation summarizes a talk given during the inaugural workshop of the Cave Mining Forum.

This presentation will provide a brief overview of automation in the mining industry; in particular, its application to cave mining Read more... about Automation or Not?

Author(s): 
S.B. Rees, K.D. Privett, Rob Bowell
Category: 
Geochemistry

Mining can have a wide range of impacts on the physical, social and economic environments and it has become an essential requirement for new projects to fully investigate these prior to commencement of operation. Environmental Baseline Assessments (EBAs) characterise the existing environment in Read more... about Geochemical Inputs to Risk Based Environmental Baseline Assessment

Author(s): 
Fiona Cessford
Category: 
Mining

Fiona Cessford outlines key environmental and social risks that finance-seeking companies should consider early on in their project development timeline. Read more... about Managing Social and Environmental Risk

Author(s): 
Jarek Jakubec
Category: 
Mining

The potential for mudrushes is a potential hazard that should be evaluated during cave mining studies. Mudrushes are a phenomenon that can have very different origins, but produce the same results: injury, loss of life, damage to property, excess dilution, production delays, or mine closure. Read more... about Mudrush Risk Evaluation

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