Photo: Safety distances to protect equipment and personnel from a potential flyrock incident, SLIM Dear friends and followers of the SLIM project, The SLIM project, that you followed for almost 4 years now, is approaching its end. Therefore, we are planning a final event, where we will present the achievements of the project work. The [...]
Fortschritte in der Sprengtechnik und ihre Auswirkungen – Advances in blasting technology and their effects
Photo: Borehole measurements at the Erzberg mine, SLIM, MUL The workshop is intended to present the results of the project work and to discuss possible effects of the extraction of raw materials using blasting technology at the local level (as an example for the area around VA Erzberg). In particular, the area of "blasting technology" [...]
The Bergdagarna 2020 conference canceled in spring is currently being held as a webinar series. SLIM is represented by 3GSM in session #4. Andreas Gaich and Markus Pötsch held a lecture on Blast optimization including automatic borehole placement and automatic rock mass characterization. Visite their lecture here.
On February 19, 2020 we held the workshop on social responsibility of mining in the Sierra Lújar with the participation of Orgiva's City Council, the Provincial Council of Granada and various civil society actors of the region. The characteristics of the SLIM project were presented generating an open dialogue that serves to value the importance [...]
The EFEE World Conference on Explosives and Blasting has established itself as one of the key international blasting events. 2017 it was attended by over 450 delegates from 45 countries, as the organisers claimed. 2019 the conference is held in the city of Helsinki, Finland. It includes technical presentations, an industry exhibition, technical excursions, educational [...]
The workshop offers SLIM experts the opportunity to present and discuss the current status of 3-year intensive research work. In addition, there will be an exchange with experts from other relevant H2020 projects: SIMS, ITERAMS and X-MINE. List of speakers: Jari Honkanen, President, European Federation of Explosives Engineers José A. Sanchidrián, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid [...]
The SLIM Consortium held the 3rd Year Consortium Meeting in Helsinki. The SLIM Consortium had a successful meeting and fruitful discussions on the progress of the project. The 3rd Consortium Meeting was organised by MINPOL.
Philipp Hartlieb, Montanuniversität Leoben - Department Mineral Resources Engineering, has visited the Colorado School of Mines presenting the SLIM project, exchanging ideas and discussing ways of cooperation.
The Annual Meeting for Safety in Mining sees itself as a platform for the exchange of information and experience with a focus on mining technology and safety, risk management, mine rescue, blasting and current topics of surface and underground mining and mining borehole mining. DI Dr. Andreas Gaich, General Manager of SLIM-partner 3GSM GmbH, Graz, [...]
The EIT Raw Materials Summit 2019 in Berlin, Germany provided an other opportunity to keep raw material experts up to date on the objectives and preliminary results of the SLIM project. Many visitors of the SLIM booth had already heard about the project. Both the technical and the social aspects of SLIM met [...]