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MINE digital magazine: Issue 27
21 November, 2014
In this issue: Assessing the top mining business risks, Goldcorp’s journey from lows to highs, Kazakhstan’s promising mining future, the potential of geosynthetics for mining operations,...
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The Intelligiant: John Miskovich's rise from Alaskan gold miner to world renowned inventor 20 November, 2014 by Adam Leach As a young boy working in the Alaskan mining sector, John A. Miskovich had to fight not just against the elements but also the pressure and power of the freestanding water hose that would take...

Know your place: location-based mining software 18 November, 2014 by Elly Earls Mine Location Intelligence, a mobile, location-based system created by ABB and Mobilaris, can both improve personnel safety and boost productivity in underground mines. Patrik Westerlund,...

Addressing conflict minerals – China publishes ‘groundbreaking’ guidelines 14 November, 2014 by Heidi Vella For the first time ever a Chinese commerce institution has publicly endorsed international supply chain due diligence recommendations for Chinese companies working abroad. Global Witness...

Commodity focus - silver 13 November, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans As the strongest performing asset class for a decade, and yet paradoxically, in the wake of record price lows, the worst over the last year, silver is clearly going through changing times....

Overcoming altitude – Ausenco recognised for challenging Andes project 10 November, 2014 by Heidi Vella Australia-based project manager Ausenco has won an award for deploying innovative solutions to overcome adversity at a challenging mining project located in the lofty heights of the Andes...

Mine Australia Magazine: Issue 5 07 November, 2014 In this issue: Exploring the huge resource potential of the Northern Territory, Sandfire Resources’ investment strategy at home and abroad, boosting efficiency in mining operations, the...

From extraction to public attraction – transforming obsolete mines 04 November, 2014 by Heidi Vella From an underground bouncy castle wonderland to a relaxing health spa, defunct mines can, and are, being transformed into the most novel of tourist attractions....

October's top stories: GVK Hancock's Alpha mine clearance, X2 Resources funding 01 November, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal GVK Hancock received environmental approval from Australian authorities for its Alpha coal project in Central Queensland, Rio Tinto deliberately missed its 30 September deadline to financing...

Mine productivity: doing more with less 29 October, 2014 by Adam Leach Recent reports indicate that the mining industry's productivity has been steadily declining since 2003, with companies more likely to launch new projects than improve efficiency at...

Waste not, want not – treating mining wastewater cheaper and faster 28 October, 2014 A new technology developed by Australia’s national science agency will make the process of treating mining wastewater cheaper, faster and greener, as explained by inventor Dr Grant Douglas....

The 10 biggest foreign-owned mines in Brazil 27 October, 2014 Many of Brazil’s biggest mines are foreign owned and while recent years have seen changes in royalty and tax laws, both politicians and the public have demanded more indigenous...

Infographic: Mining vs Minecraft - how do the real and virtual world’s compare? 24 October, 2014 At first glance any similarities between the virtual build-your-own world of Minecraft and the real world dust and dirt of diamond mining may seem superficial, but look closer and you may find...

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