Ryan McEachern speaks with Felipe Marquez, Country President for AngloGold Ashanti Colombia about their Quebradona Copper-Gold Project located in the Municipality of Jerico the Department of Antioquia, Colombia. They discuss the project with a focus on the development of a biodynamic park with the mine inside it. They also talk about how AngloGold Ashanti is creating a positive relationship with artisanal miners in Colombia.
In this episode, Ryan McEachern speaks with Peter Hall Vice President and Chief Economic Officer at Export Development Canada (EDC) where they discuss in a post-USA Presidential Election what the economic data is telling us. It’s more positive than you think.
In this episode, Ryan McEachern speaks with Andrew Swart, Global Mining Leader for Deloitte, to discuss a recent report that highlights four scenarios in a post-COVID world 1) The Passing Storm 2) Good Company 3) Sunrise in the East 4) Lone Wolves. They also investigate five key themes relevant to each scenario.
In this episode, Ryan McEachern speaks with Mark Dawe, Managing Director and Country Manager for B2Gold Namibia (Pty) Ltd. about the Otjikoto Gold Operation and the great examples of a mining company doing ESG (Environment, Social and Governance); what Mark likes to refer to as CSI (Corporate Social Investment). We focus on the amazing Rhino Gold Initiative launched earlier in January of 2020.
In this episode, Ryan McEachern speaks with social media guru Andrew Jenkins to talk to us about social media strategies and in the context of small to medium-sized enterprises. Andrew Jenkins is Vice President of Social Media for Red Cloud Financial Services and also currently teaches Social Media Strategies at the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies.
In Episode 21 of The DIG, Ryan McEachern speaks with Tony Facciolo from Coding Metrology about as they braced for a massive slowdown in business due to the pandemic, their laser scanning inspection business. What happened was an increase in business as sites required a reduction in staff and their remote analysis was a perfect fit for their clients. He also found time to do some innovation design using his 3D printers.
In Episode 20 of The DIG, Ryan McEachern speaks with Ron Drewry from Titan Environmental Containment about their solution “Concrete on a Roll”. When we talk about constructing concrete linings we envision setting up cement plants and mixers but what if you could show up with concrete on a roll and just add water. Sounds too good to be true but Titan Environmental who are experts in geosynthetics have just a solution called Concrete Canvass.
Business mogul Elon Musk recently hosted a Tesla “Battery Day” event and he made a very interesting comment “Please mine more nickel”. One gentleman answering that call is Mark Selby Chairman and CEO of Canada Nickel Company and founder of Net Zero Metals. Listen to Ryan McEachern speak with Mark about their Crawford Nickel-Cobalt sulphide discovery.
One of the hot topics over the past couple of years has been about Digital Mines and Digital Twins. In this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Borys Vorobyov from Sight Power Inc. which is a company that has made this a reality today.
This week’s episode of “The Dig” looks at a portable rapid testing device that can accurately detect coronavirus, making this a “game-changer” and a must-have for companies in the mining industry and the mining supply and services sector.