All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Reviving uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

    Take one of the world’s largest and most iconic geological features, add the spectre of nuclear power, the threat of…
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    15 Jan
  2. MineSense: separating ore and waste rock in real time

    According to Dr Andrew Bamber, the entrepreneur and academic behind Vancouver-based start-up MineSense, that is exactly what his company’s novel,…
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    18 Nov
  3. Ice cooling takes the heat off at Harmony’s Phakisa gold mine

    Cooling and refrigeration accounts for a significant proportion of the total electrical power consumed in deep mines, and with operators…
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    16 Feb
  4. The Carmichael Project – risk vs reward

    In recent months, the Carmichael project has seen some unexpected moves from both those for and against it, including a…
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    14 Dec
  5. Commodity focus – silver

    In May, it was announced that, after 117 years of setting the global benchmark for spot silver prices, the London…
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    12 Nov
  6. Mining in Zimbabwe – has the tide turned for investment?

    Since 2008, Zimbabwe has seen a recovery after nearly a decade of economic crises, during which output had decreased, cumulatively,…
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    12 Nov
  7. Mining in Mexico – the Aztec Tiger’s changing fortunes

    At the end of August, the release of significantly worse than expected seasonally-adjusted GDP figures for the second quarter of…
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    18 Sep
  8. Mining data: advanced capture methods help miners do more with less

    Asset performance "Addressing one of the most challenging issues in the mining industry today, doing more with less, operational and…
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    12 Aug
  9. Mining security – opening up Latin America

    The last two years alone have seen bloody confrontations in many countries between indigenous communities and national security forces, notably…
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    26 Jun
  10. How do we get coal? New technologies to extract a crucial resource

    As Professor Peter Knights, BMA Chair and Head of Mining at the University of Queensland, explains: "The growth in urbanisation…
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    13 Jun