The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 128: Automation round table ft Koivunen, Siggelkow, Lucifora, Cox & Morrison

Speaking on automation at the Progressive Mine Forum at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto in October 2018, from left: Alisha Hiyate, Canadian Mining Journal editor-in-chief; Mikko Koivunen, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s business line manager for automation; Walter Siggelkow, Hard-Line’s president and founder; Jason Cox, Roscoe Postle Associates’ executive vice-president of mine engineering; Douglas Morrison, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s president and CEO; and Daniel Lucifora, Goldcorp’s manager of mine automation. Photo by George Matthew Photography.Speaking on automation at the Progressive Mine Forum at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto in October 2018, from left: moderator Alisha Hiyate, Canadian Mining Journal editor-in-chief; Mikko Koivunen, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology’s business line manager for automation; Walter Siggelkow, Hard-Line’s president and founder; Jason Cox, Roscoe Postle Associates’ executive vice-president of mine engineering; Douglas Morrison, Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s president and CEO; and Daniel Lucifora, Goldcorp’s manager of mine automation. Photo by George Matthew Photography.

This episode features a round-table discussion on mine automation recorded live at The Northern Miner‘s Progressive Mine Forum held at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto in October 2018.

The panelists are Mikko Koivunen, business line manager for automation at Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology; Walter Siggelkow, president and founder of HLS Hard-Line Solutions; Daniel Lucifora, manager of mine automation at Goldcorp; Jason Cox, executive vice-president of mine engineering at Roscoe Postle Associates; and Douglas Morrison, president and CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI).

Alisha Hiyate

Alisha Hiyate

The panel is moderated by Alisha Hiyate, editor-in-chief of the Canadian Mining Journal.

The episode begins with a quick chat with Northern Miner publisher Anthony Vaccaro to unveil news of our upcoming Canadian Mining Symposium in London, U.K., on May 22, 2019, as well as the purchase by Northern Miner parent company Glacier Media of the rest of MINING.com and Mining Intelligence. We also speak with MINING.com editor Frik Els in Vancouver to get his reaction.

Brad McBain

Brad McBain

We also have the seventh in our series of “Sponsor Spotlight” promoted-content segments: brief interviews with key personnel from the top sponsors of the Progressive Mine Forum. This episode has IMP Automation’s general manager of its North America Division Brad McBain talking about mine automation and integration of technologies.

Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. Chairman and CEO Anthony Milewski.

Anthony Milewski

The episode has our second in a month-long series of promoted-content “Mining Minute” segments with Cobalt 27 Capital chairman, CEO and founder Anthony Milewski talking about his firms two big cobalt- nickel deals in 2018 at Voisey’s Bay and Ramu.

 

 

This podcast is sponsored by the Yukon Mining Alliance (www.yukonminingalliance.ca).

Yukon Mining Alliance

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Music Credits:

“Miami Nights – Main Theme” and “Hiding Your Reality” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

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