2 Crucial Factors to Consider When Identifying Situ Mining Feasibility


When it comes to mining deposits, it’s crucial to ensure the site can handle the extraction process to guarantee the effectiveness and safety of the miners. That’s why situ recovery plays a pivotal role as it assesses a site’s feasibility. Compared to traditional mining methods, ISR differs by using less water, less power, and providing […]

4 Common Risks Related to Environmental Mining in the Future


Canada is a leading mining nation. Therefore, a chunk of the country’s economic power lies in the mining industry—including the exploration, processing, and manufacturing of mined products. The government also supports many citizens by providing them jobs that help sustain a living. However, no matter how productive the mining industry is, it is still a […]

The Top Ten Countries with the Highest Resource Density

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Natural resources are the basic materials required for the global creation and production of all products. These resources are extracted as well as unextracted from the earth, meaning they thrive naturally even without the help of humans. Such natural resources are tremendously advantageous to governments and corporations all over the world. And here, we’ve rounded […]

What You Need to Know About Canadian Mineral Resources


Minerals are naturally occurring geological formations. Compared to fossil fuels like coal and oil, minerals are inorganic compounds. This means that they are not from any animal or plant matter.  Canada is rich in mineral resources mined in different provinces and territories. We are considered one of the top producers of aluminum, nickel, potash, salt, […]

Why the Mining Industry Is Essential to the Economy


The coronavirus pandemic has been challenging not only for some industrial sectors but for the entire world. We have also seen how essential the mining sector is to a nation as we faced this challenge. Fortunately, the Canadian mining sector is considered essential, so the industry’s operations have continued running and keep people employed. Likewise, […]

Water Stress and Flooding: What Mining CEOs Need to Know.


Climate change has been a topic of discussion in the mining industry for the past decade. Still, projections of heavier precipitation, drought, and heat indicate climate challenges will become more frequent and intense, increasing the physical challenges to mining operations. In this post, Group 11 Technologies is going to dive deeper into the effects of […]

5 Technology Trends That Will Shape the Future of Mining


The most recent mining technology developments imply a strong industry drive toward sustainability. Digital technology is working harder than ever to provide a thoroughly modern, safe, and productive mine that meets the rising demand for mined commodities while exceeding consumer expectations and worldwide environmental goals. Here are some of the most recent technological breakthroughs in […]

3 Ways the Mining and Metal Industry Can Utilize Blockchain


While the mining and metal industry has been a long-time significant contributor to the global economy, it isn’t to say that the way things are done now is reliable and efficient. In fact, many of its operational and commercial practices remain to be inefficient, leading to various issues like data loss and security flaws. Fortunately, […]

In Situ Recovery Could Make Mining More Sustainable


There is a great need to find more environmentally friendly mineral extraction methods. Society continues to need these minerals for essential commodities that keep things running. At the same time, mining has been responsible for a lot of erosion, deforestation, and greenhouse gases. This is where in situ recovery mining rises as a promising case […]

Mining and Technology Integration for Sustainability Efforts

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Automation, digitization, and electrification are fundamentally advancing and altering how the mining industry runs. Technological innovations such as autonomous cars, automated drilling, tunnel-boring systems, machine learning, remote operation centers, and other new technologies are reshaping how everything is run.  But the question is, how can technological advancements in mining protect the environment? Can mining really […]