All articles by JP Casey

  1. Mapping South Australia’s big mines and new projects

    Mines in operation Olympic Dam This BHP-owned project comprises above ground and underground operations, and boasts more than 450km of…
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    9 Dec
  2. “Punching above their weight”: the power of mining lobbyists in Queensland

    Australia boasts some of the world’s richest mineral deposits, with over 60 billion tonnes of coal and a further 21.9…
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    9 Dec
  3. Debate: can tech giants like Tesla and Apple change mining for the better?

    Molly Lempriere: The only way to meet supply and ensure sustainability? As demand increases, deposits dwindle and the pressure to…
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    19 Nov
  4. Going underground: Codelco’s $5bn plan to adapt the Chuquiacamata mine

    The Chuquiacamata mine is vast. The copper mine in the north of Chile is the world’s largest open pit copper…
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    18 Nov
  5. Cleaner minerals: could a new framework clean up the industry?

    Establish company management systems The first of the OECD recommendations is for companies to establish “a supply chain policy” for…
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    14 Nov
  6. A fractured world: how political divisions could impact mining investments

    US-China trade war The most significant economic dispute of what EB Tucker called our new “fractured world” has a significant…
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    4 Nov
  7. What Trudeau’s re-election means for mining in Canada

    With more than 60 minerals and metals currently being pulled from Canadian soil, the mining industry is a major contributor…
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    24 Oct
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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