All articles by JP Casey

  1. Deepsea mining: the environmental debate

    Molly Lempriere: deepsea mining is a huge opportunity for a warming world As the world increasingly turns to electrification to…
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    14 Oct
  2. Climate-Smart Mining: inside the World Bank’s ambitious mining fund

    This year, the World Bank unveiled a new fund to support initiatives that encourage mineral extraction that is both financially…
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    9 Oct
  3. Fura and the future: could the Canadian miner restart Australia’s sapphire industry?

    In June, Canadian miner Fura Gems announced that it had purchased the Capricorn sapphire mine from Richland Resources in a…
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    2 Oct
  4. Inefficient and uncertain: is silver losing its lustre?

    In June, investment research firm Zacks dubbed the future of silver “dismal”, ranking the strength of the metal’s market in…
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    26 Sep
  5. Moving a town to save a mine: the story of Kiruna

    Swedish state-owned miner Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara Aktiebolag (LKAB) has enjoyed a profitable and productive few years, with end-of-year profits rising from $512.9m…
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    23 Sep
  6. Into Africa: the US’ drive for African rare earth minerals

    The international mineral trade is becoming increasingly fractured. An escalating trade war between the US and China is threatening to…
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    18 Sep
  7. Energy, environment and exports: key questions for the new Australian Government

    Will the Coalition ensure low energy prices? Ahead of the election, one of the Liberal-led Coalition’s core promises was to…
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    5 Aug
  8. No compromise: Anglo American’s 2018 sustainability performance

    2018 was a strong year for Anglo American. The world’s largest diamond miner saw increases in production of copper, diamonds,…
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    17 Jul
  9. Creativity and collaboration: inside Russia’s first full-scale steel accelerator programme

    The Russian steel industry has been a hugely productive enterprise on paper. With annual production increasing over the last decade…
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    15 Jul
  10. DRC armed forces to remove illegal miners following fatal accident

    Glencore has announced that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has deployed armed forces to try to remove illegal miners…
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    5 Jul
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