Canadian Mining Journal


AWARD: Acoustic Zoom wins #DisruptMining 2018

From left: Jacques Guigne, CEO and Chief Scientist Professor, Acoustic Zoom; David Garofalo, CEO, Goldcorp; Gary Dinn, VP, Marketing, Acoustic Zoom. (Image: Goldcorp)

TORONTO – Vancouver-based Goldcorp announced on  Monday that Acoustic Zoom is the winner of the #DisruptMining 2018 contest. Acoustic’s entry was an ultra-high frequency 3D drill hole seismic imaging tool.

The company earned the opportunity to negotiate a $1 million contract or investment from Goldcorp.

Jacques Guigne, CEO and chief scientist professor at Acoustic, said, “Our technology maps deep within the earth’s microstructure, helping exploration teams drill smarter, guide planning and achieve investment value quick. We are thrilled that Goldcorp and the judging panel of industry titans see this value and champions our vision.”

Held annually, #DisruptMining is an innovation accelerator designed to encourage new technologies and ideas to solve some of the biggest opportunities and challenges in mining.  More information is available at