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Talking risk and reward with Australia’s Sandfire Resources NL
22 January, 2015 | by Laura Walkinshaw
Sandfire Resources NL’s recently inked deal to acquire a stake in Tintina Resources marks the company’s second move outside of Australia this year. Mining Technology speaks to MD and CEO...
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MINE digital magazine: Issue 29 21 January, 2015 In this issue: Incentives for explorers in Canada’s Northwest Territories, Afghanistan’s mining future, new power automation software from ABB, Glencore’s ambitious investment strategy, the...

The next sea change? Applying geosynthetics in mining 20 January, 2015 Billed as the as the first ever conference to address the use of geosynthetics in mining, Geosynthetics Mining Solutions took place in Vancouver in September. Ross Davies take a look at the...

The flame still burns: Australian PM fights to keep coal future alight 07 January, 2015 by Adam Leach From "epitomising the have-a-go spirit" to being "good for humanity", the recent comments by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in support of coal as a fuel source appear in stark contrast...

Mine Australia Magazine: Issue 6 06 January, 2015 In this issue: Reviving the mining sector in Victoria, Australia’s involvement in the creation of ISO automation safety standards, Rio Tinto’s new 3D mapping tool, predicting material...

2014: The year's biggest Mining Technology stories 01 January, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal An explosion at a coal mine in Soma, Turkey killed 301 workers, Imperial Metals planned to clean-up a tailings pond spill at its Mount Polley copper-gold mine in British Columbia, while...

MINE digital magazine: Issue 28 18 December, 2014 In this issue: challenges and opportunities for graphite, Vale and ABB’s mine automation project, keeping temperatures low underground with a new approach to ice cooling, mitigating Ebola risks...

The Carmichael Project – risk vs reward 15 December, 2014 by Dr Gareth Evans As Queensland’s huge and controversial Carmichael project continues to move closer to becoming a reality, the battles lines have been drawn and opinions seem to be becoming increasingly...

Talking mining and metals business risks with E&Y 11 December, 2014 The latest E&Y mining and metals business risks list makes for interesting reading. Productivity is highlighted as the top risk, followed by access to capital and social license to operate. A...

Raw potential: Kazakhstan's quest for mining investment 08 December, 2014 by Elly Earls Kazakhstan has been tipped as the world’s next mining hotspot, but is it prepared to make the most of its untapped assets? The country's resource potential is beyond doubt, but financial...

November's top stories: New Caledonia's £7bn nickel mine, Koodaideri mine approval 01 December, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal Operations started at the $7bn Koniambo Nickel project (Koniambo) in New Caledonia, Western Australia Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) recommended conditional approval to Rio Tinto's...

Philae landing: era of outer space mining starts to emerge 24 November, 2014 by Adam Leach Comets no longer lie beyond the reach of industrial ingenuity. Despite being located hundreds of millions of miles away from Earth and travelling at an estimated 34,175 miles per hour, the...

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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