Implementing mining readiness strategies

Jeffry Del Carpio | February 6, 2023
Mining readiness presents a unique opportunity to create value from the early stages of project development. Whether it’s implemented within a new mining complex or a future processing facility, this practice maximizes asset efficiency, avoids delays and production losses, and boosts operation start-up.

How to Mitigate the Risks of Decarbonization

Robert Griesbach | January 24, 2023
Can power companies improve the resiliency of their systems to significantly reduce the possibility of outages in severe weather events? Can energy storage and microgrid capability make a significant difference? Hatch has innovative, cost-effective solutions and answers to these questions and more.

Have a listen - Social impacts of extractive projects

Dr. Fiona Martin | January 19, 2023
Dr. Fiona Martin, Hatch’s Director of Community Engagement – Australia and Asia, was recently a guest on Sheila Khama’s Extractives Podcast where she discussed the social impacts of extractive projects.

Planning for the Growth of Electric Vehicles in North America

Xiaoyou Zhang | January 10, 2023
Everyone agrees that the electric vehicle (EV) industry will grow dramatically in North America over the next decade. To prepare for such growth, utility and city planners need to be able to predict how many EVs will be in use, and how many chargers will be needed.

Managing supply chains in the face of climate change risk: part 1

Joelle Pang, Grecia Pacheco and Julie Bourgault | November 25, 2022
Based on current trajectory, GHG emissions will continue to result in severe climate change risk, and with this in mind, organizations need to know how to prepare and keep their supply chains intact.

The blueprint to creating thriving green streets that increase foot traffic and trade

Peter Ciemitis | November 25, 2022
How do you turn an underused, unattractive urban cul-de-sac into a lively, multi-purpose civic space that perfectly balances people, greenery and vehicles? It’s a common urban planning challenge, with new designs too often attracting community pushback. Hatch recently completed a prototype of such a transformation in Perth, Australia, with hopes of implementing it in other urban centres, too.

World Town Planning Day: Celebrating Professional Planners and Recognizing the Importance of Placemaking

Carling MacDonald | November 8, 2022
“First we shape the cities – then they shape us.” – Jan Gehl, Architect, Urban Design Consultant, and author of Public Spaces, Public Life (1996) On November 8, we celebrate World Town Planning Day. Over the last decade, the themes and objectives of modern Planning have seen a significant shift. Read on to learn about Planning trends and how Hatch has recognized the need for green solutions.