Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, July 02,2020

Feature of the Week

Utilizing IoT for mining safety is tremendous, and its application in rock bolt monitoring is convincing evidence. Implementing smart rock bolt sensors and their deployment will ultimately need various conditions to be fulfilled.  Read more
Metal 3D printing engulfs a broad range of technologies; each with its benefits and applications—as well as it is level of maturity.  Read more
Technologies can reduce the number of deaths and risks that occur in the mining industry.  Read more


By Sharon Gietl, VP-IT & CIO, The Doe Run Company  
If you’re in the metals and mining industry, like The Doe Run Company is, news that commodity prices have declined to lows not seen since late 2008 and early 2009 is not new.  Read more
By Matt Schlabig, CIO, Worthington Industries  
I spend less time today on technology and more time with our senior leaders understanding the needs of their business and how our team can drive positive business outcomes.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Dr. Sarmad Malik, President,   
Established in 1975, as a precision sheet metal facility, Weldflow has become a trusted provider and world leader in the field of contract manufacturing. The company’s facility has been modernized, and management expanded to accommodate the...  Read more
By Jim Gray PEng, President and Principal Mining Engineer,   
Offers services ranging from early grassroots exploration and development, resource and reserve estimates to advanced planning and studies for mine proposals for a variety of resources  Read more
By Alberto Calderon, Managing Director & CEO,   
Provides commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets  Read more

CXO Insights

By Randy Heffernan, VP, Palisade Corp  
High risk and high reward scenarios are inherent to the metals and mining industry. Projects are typically on a multi-billion-dollar scale,  Read more
By Bill Massaro - Director of Advanced Manufacturing, Moog Space and Defense Group  
Additive manufacturing is the new technology that allows designers to be unconstrained in developing free-form and intricate features, without the need for expensive tooling.  Read more