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May 14

Transforming Comminution: How to Optimize Energy & Operational Cost Savings with HPGR-Centered Circuits

The key to optimizing efficiency and reducing the environmental impact of all mineral processing – in particular, comminution - lies in innovative flowsheets. This presentation will explore best practices in layout design for technologies such as the HPGR (High Pressure Grinding Roll) and vertical stirred mills, ensuring high operability and maintainability for both Green and Brownfield operations. Further, it will de-risk adoption concerns across the various project stages with process validation experiences. The overall energy savings of this flowsheet accumulate to a sum much larger than its individual process equipment units, resulting in significant operational cost savings for its adopters – and a more sustainable future for all.

June 4

Mining and Gender: 5 Ways to Improve Your Job and Your Company

Despite recent public statements and efforts by many mining companies, women account for less than 16% of the workforce in mining. So why is it so hard to get — and keep — great women in mining? Part of it is the work environment. Women in mining can face headwinds when it comes to promotions, work-life balance, unconscious bias and more. Sure, human resources and management need to shoulder most of the burden when it comes to building a more inclusive company. But there are things individuals can do to address these issues and make their jobs, and their lives, easier. This webinar specifically talks about five different strategies that can be implemented at the grass roots or individual level: support groups, mentoring, gender champions, grievance mechanisms, and more flexible career paths. It also talks about possible low-hanging fruit that are easy for companies to pursue, and which will make the lives of their female employees better. The idea for this webinar was suggested by those who had taken Resource Stakeholders’ e-course, “Building a Gender-Inclusive Company”, which is designed primarily for human resources personnel and management.