All articles by Julian Turner

  1. Fly-in, fly-out – the mental and physical effects of mining work schedules

    Speaking at the launch of the 2015-2025 Western Australian Resources Sector Outlook in November 2014, Reg Howard-Smith, CEO of the…
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    10 Mar
  2. False environmental reporting in the mining industry – lessons from Frasure Creek

    "I hope to have God on my side, but I must have Kentucky," stated Abraham Lincoln in 1861 at the…
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    4 Mar
  3. Capital gains: why London remains the premier global hub for mining finance

    For centuries, London has been a Mecca for mining engineers on the make. During the heyday of the British Empire,…
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    1 Sep
  4. Fuelling the future: Shell and Caterpillar trial LNG solutions in Canada

    Contemplating the vast Athabasca oil sands in 1888, Robert Bell, then director of the Geological Survey of Canada, reported presciently…
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    28 Mar
  5. New frontiers: why mining operators must innovate to survive

    The global metals and mining industry, its antenna closely attuned to the emerging BRICS economies and volatile global commodity markets,…
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    19 Mar
  6. Hidden depths: CT rig set to revolutionise mineral exploration in Australia

    For nearly three decades, resource-rich Australia has profited from China’s insatiable appetite for raw materials that have fuelled the Asian…
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    7 Feb
  7. Deep impact: protecting mining operations from cyber attacks

    Volatile commodity markets, resource nationalism, spikes in supply and demand, a scarcity of investment capital to fund early stage exploration…
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    6 Feb
  8. Net profits: ExplorationFunder leads the crowdfunding revolution

    Mining for natural resources, such as Chalcopyrite (above), a copper iron sulfide mineral, is seen as risky in this bleak…
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    28 Apr
  9. Pushing the limits of mine-mapping technology: UAVs over the Andes

    Last month, workers employed at the Los Pelambres mine, the world’s fifth-largest copper deposit with an estimated 2.1 billion tons…
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    23 Sep
  10. Supply and demand: Australia’s mining labour crisis

    Soaring commodity prices, its geographical location close to emerging Asian economic powerhouses, such as China and India, untapped mineral resources…
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    30 Jul
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