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Technology and Mining Sustainability

Technology and Mining Sustainability

We are currently living in the fourth industrial revolution, which is more connectivity related. This progress has impacts in our everyday lives but today is about mining.  (How technology can boost productivity in small-scale mining” 2020)  Technology can have a...

AutoCAD Modeling Plugins: Key Tools that Enhance Usability

AutoCAD Modeling Plugins: Key Tools that Enhance Usability

AutoCAD has been around for a long time. It has offered us an easy and fast way to model throughout this time and has adapted to the market’s changes.   Some of these solutions are now completely integrated in our day-to-day tasks, for those who use AutoCAD. A good...

How can CAD Modeling be Useful in Engineering?

How can CAD Modeling be Useful in Engineering?

In every engineering program nowadays, there is always a course about CAD modeling. As school is supposed to prepare students for professional careers, Universities understand the importance of cad modeling in every industry today.    First, CAD means Computer-Aided...

Why are Mining Software Key in Mining Projects

Why are Mining Software Key in Mining Projects

Mining software provides mining companies with fast, efficient, cost-effective tools in order to manage operations and mine design plans. With technology connecting the world together and making it easy for professionals to communicate their ideas, mining software...

Emerald Mines in Colombia

Emerald Mines in Colombia

The home of the most beautiful Colombian emeralds is in the Eastern Cordillera (Oriental) between Cundinamarca and Boyacá in the eastern ridge of the Andes Mountains. The tree main mining areas are Chivor, Muzo and Coscuez. Before the arrival of the Spaniards in 1499…

Sustainability in Mining in Colombia

Sustainability in Mining in Colombia

  The concept of sustainability can be accepted as the fact to utilize things in a way to maintain them so that future generations can enjoy them as well. When talking about mining, it is difficult to apply this concept to a large ore deposit. This is because the...

Mining Sustainability in Peru

Mining Sustainability in Peru

Global trends indicate the expansion of mining in these last few months. The mining industry in Peru has registered an increase of +50.0% according to the latest statistics (National Statistics Institute of Peru, INEI) and given the increase in the gold price this...

Overview of the mining industry in Peru

Overview of the mining industry in Peru

Peru ranks third in global copper production, second for silver and sixth for gold. Being one of the largest mining sectors worldwide, Peru faced unprecedented economic and social challenges due to COVID-19. In addition to the pandemic, Peru experienced more...

Performance of Underground Mines in Chile

Performance of Underground Mines in Chile

The mining sector is a key element in the Chilean economy with most of the mining activities grouped in the north of the country and it accounts for 12% of Chile’s GDP. The top minerals found in the country are Copper, Gold, Silver, Molybdenum, and Iron. Chile leads...