Analysis

  • The race to mine Afghanistan

    The US administration is reportedly keen to develop Afghanistan’s extractive sector, having invested nearly $500m already. However, with rampant looting and occupation of mines by the Taliban and other insurgency...

  • Mining the Moon

    As more space missions are announced, the possibility of mining on the Moon moves ever closer. But just how far are we from mining lunar minerals and what are the...

  • MINE digital magazine: Issue 63

    In this issue: The race to mine Afghanistan, Yukon infrastructure, streamlining Australia’s legislation, artisanal mining in South Africa, AI for exploration, locating buried deposits, and more.