How do innovative ideas go from the laboratory to the mine or mill? How is the supply of highly trained people required for technology-intensive mining assured?
Few people are better qualified than Prof. Jim Finch, of Canada's McGill University, to answer such questions, and in a conversation with CIM Magazine (March/April 2009, pps. 15-17) Jim discusses the scope of his work, his view of the industry and his prognostications for the future.
Prof. Jim Finch