All articles by JP Casey

JP Casey is the editor of Future Power Technology, Offshore Technology Focus and MINE Magazine. Their topics of interest include covering human rights violations in energy, considering the balance of people and profits across the industry, and writing lists in threes.

JP Casey

On the rails: around Western Australia’s massive mining rail network

The Pilbara produced over 800 billion tonnes of iron ore in 2020-21, a massive amount requiring an equally massive rail network. JP Casey investigates.

The rise of “non-traditional skills”, and the future of Australian miners

As the landscape of mining changes faster than many other sectors, workers face rapid challenges to keep up. JP Casey speaks with Tania Constable of the Minerals Council of Australia about this changing sector.

“Vision becoming reality”: the history of Lynas’s Mount Weld mine 

Lynas Rare Earths is the largest rare earths miner outside of China, and its flagship Mount Weld Mine is an industry leader.

“Achieving real zero”: will Fortescue’s climate commitments be enough?

Fortescue’s climate targets are among the most ambitious in Australian mining, but will even those be enough?

Putting the pieces together: the new issue of MINE Australia is out now

In this issue: wearable technology, retraining Australia’s workforce and the country’s cobalt potential.

Resolute publishes 2022 sustainability report amid expansion push

Resolute has published its latest sustainability report, aiming to highlight its sustainable compliance.

Moving earth: the new issue of MINE is out now

In this issue: new blasting technology, the UK’s role in rare earths and the prospect of green steel.

Hitting the road: the new issue of MINE Australia is out now

In this issue: the environmental footprint of Australia’s mining vehicles, the nature of the Pilbara’s railways and the importance of critical minerals.

When I find true north: the new issue of MINE is out now

In this issue: mining in the Arctic, innovations in technology and the growth of coal in China.

Enhancement or replacement? How technology will affect Australian mining workers

How will ancient professions respond to dramatic changes in technology? JP Casey investigates how the work of Australian miners could change.