All articles by Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull

The next sea change? Applying geosynthetics in mining

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 main points of discussion and ask whether the industry is ready to take its application of geosynthetic technologies to the next level.

Talking mining and metals business risks with E&Y

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 new entrant on the list – access to water and energy – also provides food for thought. With insight from Mike Elliott, EY’s global mining and metals leader, Abi Millar profiles the current landscape of risk and reward in mining.