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Challenges and opportunities in the Peruvian mining sector
The Peruvian Andes host a wealth of rich mineral deposits, helping this polymetallic country consistently rank among the world’s top 10 producers of copper, silver, gold, lead, zinc, tin, and molybdenum. To combat the impact of inflation, players in the Peruvian mining sector are looking at ways to optimize production costs through operational excellence and take advantage of opportunities to diversify operations.
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Embracing inclusivity and redefining accessibility in architecture  
More than ramps and wider doorways, accessibility in architecture forms the cornerstone of a community, fostering a sense of belonging and comfort that embraces diverse abilities, age groups, cultural backgrounds, religious affiliations, and more. 
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Blog series
In this two-part blog series, we explore some of the challenges facing the mining and metals industry that can be overcome by promising advances and applications of digital technologies and the use of data. By embracing data-driven innovation, fostering collaboration with startups, and harnessing advanced technologies, we’ll discover ways the industry can secure a more sustainable and prosperous future.
Part 1: Putting minds in our mines
The mining and metals industry operates in remote and often harsh environments, posing unique challenges for integrating advanced technologies. These challenges are more related to people and processes than technology; a lack of collaboration between different roles within the mine-to-market value chain leads to data and knowledge silos. To address these challenges, it’s crucial to change the perspective.
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Part 2: Digital twins and quantum computing
Dive deeper into the advanced technologies that hold the potential to transform the mining and metals industry. One of these groundbreaking technologies is the concept of digital twins—digital replicas of physical assets, processes, and systems can revolutionize decision-making and optimization.
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Social value of the built environment
The term social value has become a buzzword that resonates across boardrooms, policy documents, and academic circles. But the term encapsulates more than a considered approach to procurement; it captures the essence of our collective experiences and the quality of life we gain from our surroundings.
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The pivotal role of geotechnical engineering in response to climate change
With climate change posing unprecedented challenges to our planet and affecting not only the environment but the infrastructure that supports human society, geotechnical engineering must play a critical role in behavior of earth materials.
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Planning for the unknown in old tunnels
Much of the world’s tunneling infrastructure is aging and deteriorating, which makes a comprehensive geotechnical and structural baseline a necessity before starting a tunnel restoration project. Baselines, which provide a framework for pricing, are commonplace in the construction industry.
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Reducing risk and waste through better decision making
In the third episode of our digital transformation podcast series, we explore the vital role of information management in the digital transformation.
The green light on sustainability
Hatch is honored to be named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the eighth consecutive year.
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Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority system project
In a project that received attention from US vice president Kamala Harris, Hatch’s project team received accolades for the project’s clean water initiatives and lead service line replacements.
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Hatch Chairman and CEO John Bianchini inducted as Fellow by the EIC
The Engineering Institute of Canada aims to promote the advancement of engineering knowledge, practice, and education in Canada, and Hatch is proud to announce the induction of our Chairman and CEO, John Bianchini, as a Fellow of this prestigious federation.
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