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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the mining technology editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Mine Australia Magazine: Issue 4
12 September, 2014
In this issue: Business in Queensland, a cheaper and greener wastewater treatment, assessing the impact of mining on delicate ecosystems, difficult times in the mining equipment sector,...
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Tooling up for the equipment market 11 September, 2014 by Adam Leach With Australian mining activities contracting in the midst of a cyclical downturn, business is increasingly hard to come by for the equipment companies supporting mining projects and contracts...

Five mobile apps for the 21st century miner 09 September, 2014 by Chris Lo Mobile apps are transforming the mining industry along with the rest of modern life, playing their part to improve safety, productivity and even work/life balance. Mining Technology presents...

August's top stories: Indian court rules 218 mines illegal, BHP sells $18.5bn assets 05 September, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal BHP Billiton plans to sell $18.5bn of non-performing assets including its aluminium, bauxite and nickel businesses, Glencore has completed the $7bn sale of its Las Bambas copper mine in Peru to...

Oz profit tax repeal will have little impact on majority of mining industry 03 September, 2014 by Heidi Vella The Australian mining industry and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott may have got their way by successfully scrapping the mining super-profit tax, but it won’t result in real gains...

Capital gains: why London remains the premier global hub for mining finance 01 September, 2014 London continues to fight off competition from Toronto and Hong Kong as the undisputed centre of global mining finance. We talk to Deloitte’s UK head of mining Tim Biggs about the city’s...

Counting the real cost of gold – the reality of artisan mining 28 August, 2014 by Heidi Vella A book recently published by the Pulitzer Center details the human and environmental struggles behind the global gold industry. One of the book’s authors, award-winning journalist Stephen...

Roundtable – the skills & recruitment outlook for Australian miners in 2014 27 August, 2014 by Heidi Vella News of widespread job losses coupled with government approval for several new large-scale mines gives a mixed picture for recruitment and skills needs in the Australian mining industry. Has...

The world’s biggest coal consumers 26 August, 2014 The top ten coal consuming countries account for over 85% of the world’s total coal consumption, with China alone consuming as much as rest of the world together. Mining-technology.com profiles...

MINE digital magazine: Issue 24 21 August, 2014 In this issue: The uncertain future of silver, Sierra Leone's industry beyond the infamous diamonds, lessons learned from the Soma mine disaster, innovations in underground...

Mine surveillance: How far is too far? 21 August, 2014 by Adam Leach With Idemitsu hitting the headlines for sending undercover security personnel to spy on environmental protest groups in New South Wales, the manner in which mining companies protect...

Mining magnates: the ten richest tycoons in metals and mining 19 August, 2014 Ten of the world’s top one hundred richest billionaires derive their wealth from mining and metals interests. Mining-technology.com profiles the ten richest mining tycoons based on...

Bushveld Vanadium Project: cutting costs without cutting corners 11 August, 2014 by Heidi Vella In July, Bushveld Minerals announced the results of its scoping study for the development of its Bushveld Vanadium Project in South Africa. The company’s CEO Fortune Mojapelo details future...

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