All articles by Chris Lo

  1. Dam straight: Australian miners reflect on safe tailings management

    More than half a year on from yet another deadly tailings dam disaster in Brazil – at the Vale-operated Córrego…
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    17 Oct
  2. Sir Arvi Parbo: the life and career of an Aussie mining legend

    On 1 May, Australia mourned the loss of one of its most prominent business leaders, after the death of Sir…
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    5 Aug
  3. Companies leading the way in copper mining tech

    Copper has been part of the human conversation for thousands of years, from the Bronze Age right up to Brexit….
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    1 Aug
  4. Development hell: uranium projects caught at a market crossroad

    After years of declining demand and depressed prices since the 2011 Fukushima safety incident saw much of the world fall…
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    21 Jan
  5. A new dimension: bringing mine sites to life in 3D

    A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes. The maxim is well-suited to technically complex heavy…
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    29 Nov
  6. Digging Dolgellau: can gold mining be revived in North Wales?

    Wales has a rich heritage of gold mining, with archaeological evidence pointing to mining activities dating as far back as…
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    17 Oct
  7. Do Australians still want to be miners?

    After several years of depressed commodity prices, consolidation and reduced spending, the mining industry is bouncing back. According to PwC’s…
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    1 Oct
  8. Samarco dam disaster: dealing with the fallout of a tragedy

    It’s now been more than two and half years since the Fundão tailings dam collapsed in the Brazilian state of…
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    30 Jul
  9. Dragon’s hoard: the allure of Welsh gold

    Running along the south-eastern fringes of picturesque Coed y Brenin Forest Park in north Wales, the Afon Wen River isn’t…
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    23 Jul
  10. Mining in Zimbabwe: life after Mugabe

    As Zimbabwe’s consul general Henry Mukonoweshuro addressed the audience after picking up a special recognition award at a Zimbabwe Achievers…
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    2 May
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