All articles by Praveen Duddu

  1. Radioactive riches – the five countries with the biggest uranium reserves

    Australia Australia, the world’s biggest uranium reserve holder, was estimated to possess 1.66 million tonnes (Mt) of known recoverable uranium…
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    22 May
  2. Shiny yields – the world’s biggest zinc producers

    China China is the world’s biggest zinc producer, consumer and refine. The country produced 4.93 million tonnes (Mt) of zinc…
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    22 May
  3. Stone cold – the 11 most dangerous minerals

    Crocidolite (blue asbestos) Crocidolite, also known as blue asbestos, is considered by many to be the world’s most dangerous mineral….
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    1 May
  4. Ten technologies with the power to transform mining

    Robotics The application of robotic technology, although very limited in current mining operations around the world, has far reaching potential…
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    10 Apr
  5. Mining safely – innovative technologies to prevent mining accidents

    Methane monitoring and control technologies Methane gas explosions are one of the most common causes of underground coal mine disasters….
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    2 Apr
  6. The world’s biggest iron ore mines

    Carajas, Brazil The Vale-owned Carajas mine in the state of Para in Northern Brazil is the world’s biggest iron ore…
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    19 Feb
  7. The world’s biggest mining excavators

    Mining excavators are giant machines and the largest models in the world can weigh more than 800t. Mining-technology.com has ranked…
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    20 Dec
  8. The 10 biggest coal mines in the world

    North Antelope Rochelle, US The North Antelope Rochelle coal mine in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming, US, is currently…
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    20 Oct
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