New Article information at Mining Technology New and updated information from Article listed on en-us New Article information at Mining Technology MINE digital magazine: issue 56 In this issue: The amber industry trapped in tragedy, a $1m competition to disrupt mining, lithium in Cornwall, forgotten minerals, using drones for site surveys, the evolution of mining apps, and more Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:00:00 GMT Scoping Australia’s mines with the latest drone technology Drones are increasingly being used to map, survey and explore Australia’s many operational and abandoned mines. Japan-based specialist unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer, Terra Drone, has opened its first office in the country and is hoping t… Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Teal Gold Mine The Teal gold mine is a shallow conventional oxide mine located 11km north-west of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT #DisruptMining: promoting innovation in the mining industry Goldcorp and Integra Gold’s #DisruptMining competition at the PDAC conference in early March was a great success, yielding two winners and bringing together 800 industry professionals. But can it be more than a flash in the pan? Integra Gold CEO Step… Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Olympias Gold-Silver-Lead-Zinc Mine The Olympias gold-silver-lead-zinc massive sulphide underground mine is being re-developed in the Halkidiki Peninsula of northern Greece, Europe. The mine is expected to have a mine life of more than 25 years. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Prairie Creek Lead-Zinc-Silver Project The Prairie Creek Lead-Zinc-Silver Project is located close to the Nahanni National Park Reserve, approximately 500km west of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada. Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mined into extinction: is the world running out of critical minerals? Of all the minerals mined over the centuries, have any been forgotten or mined into extinction and, more importantly, is mankind in danger of running out of critical resources? Julian Turner talks to Dr Lawrence Meinert, deputy associate director for… Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Water for all: ICMM’s Hayley Zipp talks water stewardship in the mining sector In January, the International Council on Mining and Metals , which represents 23 major mining firms, including BHP Billiton and Anglo American, announced a push for far greater water stewardship in mining. Manager Hayley Zipp discusses the updated pr… Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Danakil Potash Project One of the world's biggest undeveloped potash projects, the Danakil Potash project is located in the Danakil Basin, approximately 600km from Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March's Top Stories: BBI Group signs Balla Balla deal, Macmahon to buy Indonesian assets BBI Group signed deal for Balla Balla iron ore project development, and Macmahon reached a HoA with PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara to acquire mining assets in Indonesia. wraps-up the key headlines from March 2017. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cobalt could enable a green revolution, but can it clean-up its reputation first? The price of cobalt, an essential component in lithium-ion batteries and super alloys, has been bullish since the tail-end of 2016, with demand from the electric car sector set to grow exponentially. But there’s a shadow over its production with a si… Sun, 02 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Amber mining: an industry trapped in time and tragedy Illegal amber mining is flourishing in Russia and the Ukraine, but as local gangs take advantage of the bountiful stone, the environment is quickly being decimated. Can the government quell this ‘Baltic gold’ rush? Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:03:00 GMT Rock stars: the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame welcomes five new inductees Every year the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame celebrates those who have helped make the mining industry what it is over the last century. This year, five new people were honoured at the sell-out awards in Toronto. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:38:00 GMT MINE digital magazine: issue 55 In this issue: Obama’s parting shot at coal, the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, inching towards automation, Indonesia’s new regulations, ICMM’s water management commitments, profiling cobalt, and more. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:15:00 GMT Graphite Creek Project, Alaska Graphite One Resources’ fully owned Graphite Creek Mine is located in Seward Peninsula, 59km north of Nome, Alaska, US. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mount Marion Lithium Project Located 40km south-west of Kalgoorlie, in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, Mount Marion lithium project contains the world’s second biggest high-grade lithium concentrate (spodumene) reserves. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Mine automation clears giant hurdle In the coming years, automation will change underground mining beyond all recognition. Nnamdi Anyadike examines some of the key innovations currently underway. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Poplar Grove Mine (Buck Creek No.2 Mine), Kentucky Earlier known as Buck Creek No.2 Mine, Poplar Grove Mine is located within the Buck Creek mine complex in the Western Kentucky region, Illinois Basin, US. Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Pakrut Gold Project The Pakrut gold mine, located approximately 120km north-east of Dushanbe, Tajikistan, is owned by China Nonferrous Gold (formerly known as Kryso Resources). Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:35:00 GMT Trump deals body blow to Obama’s energy legacy In December, the Interior Department rushed through a water protection regulation. It was designed to update a 30-year-old standard with stiff new requirements for how mining companies test and monitor streams - and tie Trump’s hands. But will it hol… Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT