All articles by Chris Lo

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. What makes a strong mining brand?

    The 21st Century presents a different social and economic landscape for mining companies than in decades past. Increased public awareness…
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    12 Apr
  7. The urban mine: tapping resources in the world’s waste

    Reserves of minerals and metals that can be economically extracted by the mining industry won’t last forever. While technical advances…
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    28 Mar
  8. With budgets on the rise, is a new age of exploration on the cards?

    Last year will go down as the fourth consecutive year that mineral exploration spending fell, with the collective budget for…
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    5 Dec
  9. Yukon: investing in infrastructure for the Great White North

    Although industry interest in exploring for Yukon gold has fluctuated with commodity prices in the last few years, mining companies…
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    8 Nov
  10. Battery tech energises the cobalt market

    The metals markets are still in the midst of sharp price volatility and sluggish demand growth. Reports in mid-September noted…
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    6 Nov