Practical applications of mining innovation
Projects that keep our industry moving forward.
Innovation that makes a difference
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Learn about the ReThink Mining projects that are helping us move towards zero-waste mining.
The CMIC technical groups have been the lifeblood of CMIC since its inception. Countless volunteers from across all business units of the mining industry have graciously devoted many hours of their time.
These efforts have led to six roadmaps and the identification of a number of projects for CMIC, and others, to undertake. The Board of Directors mandated that CMIC should focus efforts toward executing projects and building a robust pipeline of projects.
ReThink Mining project overview
CMIC is leading innovative research and technology projects in exploration, mining, processing, sustainability, and other integrated projects, to achieve better operational, environmental and financial performance for our members.
CMIC is bringing together senior-level mining professionals and thought leaders to discuss challenges, find areas for collaboration, share insights, and discuss common technology projects
CMIC is working with academics and government agencies to bring insight into where the industry is heading, align projects to industry needs, discuss innovative ideas and share these insights with our members.
Delivering project excellence
CMIC follows internationally accepted Project Management Institute (PMI) guidelines for project, program, and project portfolio management. Projects that CMIC leads all employ a general project structure. Project management structures are tailored to the size and complexity of each project, to ensure appropriate oversight while maintaining the greatest possible agility. All projects require project charters (created from project charters supplied by four mining companies) and consortium agreements. CMIC ensures that project funding is secured prior to project initiation. A general project management structure is shown below that includes technology demonstration at mine sites.