Mine Ventilation

Mine Ventilation

Mine ventilation is an important part of maintaining a safe work environment for underground miners. Effective mine ventilation provides fresh air to miners and abatement of dust, mine gases, and exhaust fumes that accumulate in the work area. When ventilating a new...
Quantifying Geologic Uncertainty

Quantifying Geologic Uncertainty

ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, released a new standard this week that affects the assessment of in-place coal resources. ASTM D8215-19a is the Standard Practice for Statistical Modeling of Uncertainty in...
2019 Kentucky PEM Seminar

2019 Kentucky PEM Seminar

The 2019 Kentucky Professional Engineers in Mining Seminar (PEM) is scheduled for September 6th at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center North in Lexington, KY. Those familiar with the seminar will recall that it is usually held at the Marriott Griffin Gate, next door...
UAVs Are Changing The Mining Industry

UAVs Are Changing The Mining Industry

Aerial drone surveys are drastically changing the mining industry as UAV companies continue to innovate and develop more efficient methods for data collection. Mining companies are turning to drones for several reasons, such as improved safety, increased efficiency,...
Do You Need An IRS Mineral Appraisal?

Do You Need An IRS Mineral Appraisal?

Mineral appraisals are a unique subset of valuation services that are needed for transacting mineral rights.  Mineral owners require appraisals for a variety of reasons.  Commonly, the requirement is for a transfer of ownership that may be reviewed by the Internal...
S-K 1300

S-K 1300

If you did not make it to the SME Annual Conference & Expo this year and missed the panel discussion on the new SEC Mining Disclosure Rule, there are other presentations coming up. Previously, this was discussed in our blog articles Final Mining Disclosure Rule...