Novamera, with the assistance of Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s has developed Sustainable Mining By Drilling (SMD), a leading-edge solution for mining steeply dipping, narrow vein deposits.
SMD is safer. More economical. And truly, environmentally sustainable.
Our unique solution combines industry-proven, directional drilling equipment and high-resolution, downhole imaging with transformational innovations, smart systems and data analytics.
The result: a two-pass process that identifies vein shape and is highly flexible to changes in vein geometry. A selective, surgically accurate mining process that’s clean, efficient and offers the potential for low capex with high return.