Top 10 AusIMM Bulletin stories of 2019

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The following articles topped the AusIMM Bulletin website’s most-read list in 2019.

1 Profile: Laura Tyler – creating a high-performance culture

Laura Tyler believes firmly in the importance of culture. ‘It is the keystone for high performance,’ she says. Without it, everything else falls away.’

2 Profile: Sandeep Biswas – building trust and respect through action

One of Australia’s leading mining company executives, Sandeep Biswas, says getting social licence right is just one of the issues the industry must address for greater success in the future.

3 What can machine learning do for geoscience?

Machine learning is generating a lot of hype across many industries – including resources. This article provides some context to the hype and discusses ways that machine learning could be used in geoscience.

4 AusIMM Award Winners 2019

Read the stories of our AusIMM Award winners, and see how they’re making a difference through upholding professional standards.

5 A safer, more productive future for underground mines

Autonomous drone technology is becoming more valuable to the world of mining due to the latest technology developed by Emesent.

6 Mining sector update: the year so far

Overall sentiment for the mining sector is strong. Yet, as many of you know, the industry is currently experiencing ‘the best of times, and the worst of times.’ Many producers are debt free and enjoying record prices, while many explorers and developers are languishing as they wait for equity market sentiment to swing their way.

7 What time is it on the recruitment clock?

A specialist mining recruiter’s opinion of where we sit in the mining cycle, and some observations on the current state of play.

8 The miner and his gold: a modern fable

Holly Bridgwater asks: is the industry missing out on unearthing buried treasure by hoarding their data?

9 How Queensland’s Professional Engineers Act relates to the mining and resources sector

Answers to frequently asked questions from engineers in relation to professional accreditation and registration in the resources sector in Queensland — with important information for all professionals working in mining.

10 Tailings management: learnings and good practice

The devastating failure of the tailings dam at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão mine site in Brazil brings into shocking focus a major risk of mining that remains inadequately addressed by many mining companies.

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