The Mining Experience is a live podcast that invites professionals from the mining industry to discuss new technologies, address challenges, and share work experiences. In this episode, we will discuss the future of mining in terms of sustainability and technology. As the mining industry is incorporating new technologies, it is crucial to develop a strategic plan to be effective and to allow for culture adaptation.
We have the honor to host a dear guest, who will talk to us in depth about this subject.
Dr. Mustafa Kumral, P. Eng and Associate Professor in the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering at McGill University. He has over 20 years of experience in mining engineering research and teaching in Canada, the United Kingdom and Turkey. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Mining and Mineral Engineering at the University of Leeds in 2000. His research focuses on surface mining, mine systems optimization, reliability and maintenance analysis, and mine risk analysis. He has held many research grants individually and in collaboration with other researchers. Over the years, Dr. Kumral has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has also supervised over 20 master’s and PhD students. He has taught several courses focusing on mineral economics, open pit mining, and mining reliability.