Operations engineering and management: cradle to grave

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 85, No. 959, 1992

W. Curlook, Inco Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A review is presented of a growing number of imperatives, some self imposed, some imposed by society, which the mining and metals industry faces in carrying out its business. These imperatives bear on all activities from the exploration phase, through engineering, design, plant construction and operation, to decommissioning.