Sudbury, ON (September 27, 2017) – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrates a 10-year anniversary of delivering mining innovations at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) by launching the SUMIT Program Journal authored by researchers and students, a rich partnership of academic and industry research teams delivering industry value results. The SUMIT Program Journal is jointly distributed by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) & CEMI and is available online for free at www.cim.org and www.cemi.ca/SUMIT/.
SUMIT – Smart Underground Monitoring & Integrated Technologies for deep mines, a $6.7 million program, was managed by CEMI and led by Laurentian University, in partnership with Queen’s University and the University of Toronto, and with contributions from the University of Waterloo, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia and Carleton University. The SUMIT Journal details the results and outcomes of the six-year research collaborations aimed at developing and advancing smart engineering techniques, technologies and tools to facilitate step-change advances in productivity, efficiency and energy optimization in underground mining at depth. Supported by Vale, Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations – A Glencore Company, Rio Tinto, and the Ontario Government.