All articles by Ross Davies

  1. Could snow, soil and trees point the way to the next big mining discovery in British Columbia?

    For miners in Canada’s westernmost province, the difficulties of exploration are a perennial problem. Discovery rates have dropped in recent…
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    13 Dec
  2. What’s next in store for Indonesia’s Grasberg mine?

    Viewed from above, Grasberg mine stands out amidst Indonesia’s Sudirman mountains, akin to an indentation made by a giant power…
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    7 Dec
  3. Going underground: The Portland stone industry moves into mining

    Buckingham Palace. London Bridge. The Irish Houses of Parliament. New York’s UN Headquarters. What do such seemingly disparate edifices, both…
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    14 Sep
  4. Introducing HyLogger: Mineral analysis without delay

    It is estimated that almost A$600m is spent each year on exploratory drilling in Australia. Drilling in search of mineral…
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    27 Aug
  5. Mucking around: Inside the International Collegiate Mining Competition

    On the final weekend of March, passersby close to the old quarry at Hamilton Hinkle Paving in Georgetown, Kentucky may…
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    31 May