20/02/2019Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Minería Danielle Bochove
The list of catastrophic failures will continue to grow so long as cost ranks ahead of safety.
27/10/2017Economía Bloomberg - Estados Unidos Recursos Naturales Danielle Bochove
For example, miners might use Wi-Fi-connected mobile devices to flag a certain chemical in cases where it’s being depleted faster than expected. While the system would try to figure out why, it would also generate a list of potential consequences and alert suppliers and others to head off those risks. At a mine in Argentina, where Barrick has faced pressure and criticism from local officials and the public for repeatedly spilling cyanide solution, the company is testing real-time monitoring of water quality.