All articles by Kit Million Ross

Kit Million Ross

Kit Million Ross is a Feature Writer for GlobalData's energy titles with an MA in Radio Documentary. Having previously written about LGBTQ+ news and the finance sector, they now draw upon their passion for technology and advancements in clean energy.

G7 plans Russian diamond ban

Russia is the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds and G7 countries currently account for 70% of the consumer market.

US seeks trade panel to fix labour issues at Mexican mine

Grupo Mexico has been the subject of a long-running dispute over workers’ rights, which the US hopes to resolve under USMCA.

Did Canada fail to protect a human rights defender from a miner’s targeted violence? 

Mariano Abarca was brazenly murdered in daylight in 2009, after speaking out against a local mining project. Fourteen years later, his family are taking their fight for justice to an international human rights court. Kit Million Ross investigates.

Power play: How the lithium triangle could form “the new OPEC” as battery metal demand soars

Kit Million Ross speaks to Boris Ivanov, founder and board member of Emiral Resources, about how lithium producing countries can take back control of their resources.

US issues advisory for sub-Saharan African gold sector

The advisory “encourages responsible investment” and urges businesses to practice due diligence.

Oil and gas companies rush into lithium

Equinor, ExxonMobil, Occidental Petroleum and Schlumberger are examining how their technology could be used to process lithium.

Unsafe conditions caused two deaths in Zimbabwe lithium mine

An investigation alleges unsafe conditions led to two deaths in the Chinese-run Arcadia lithium mine in Zimbabwe.

Rio Tinto plans $395m investment in desalination plant 

The Australian mining company plans to use the desalinated seawater to support the water supply for its Pilbara operations.

“Autonomous vehicles hold immense potential”: SafeAI on the future of mining

Autonomous mining vehicles have seen a surge in popularity. But what are the advantages of this new technology, and how can we balance innovation and workers rights? Kit Million Ross speaks to SafeAI CEO Bibhrajit Halder to find out.

China’s refined nickel imports slump as it favours intermediate nickel products 

Refined nickel imports have hit a near 20-year low as China leans towards intermediate nickel products.