All articles by Sarah Blackman

  1. Mining industry rolls out Fatigue Monitoring System

    Operator fatigue is one of the most common causes of accidents in the mining industry today. In open-pit mining alone,…
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    23 Jun
  2. Predicting landslides: 3D Laser Mapping’s life-saving research

    The two deadly landslides at Indonesia’s Grasberg mine complex last month served as a stark reminder of the importance of…
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    16 Jun
  3. May’s top stories: China closes mines after blast, APP praises Kenya’s mining tax

    Glencore International completes merger with Xstrata In May, Global commodities trader Glencore International announced the completion of its long-awaited multibillion…
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    2 Jun
  4. All at sea: the challenges of regulating the seabed mining industry

    Licences to mine the ocean floor could be awarded as early as 2016, according to a United Nations report, which…
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    29 May
  5. April’s top stories: Glencore-Xstrata merger cleared & disaster in Ghana

    Australia’s Treasury admits mining tax may not generate predicted estimates In April, Australia’s federal Treasury Department admitted that Labor’s controversial…
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    30 Apr
  6. Sands of time: deadline looms for Minnesota’s sand mining legislation

    For more than a century, industrial silica sand has been mined in the Upper Midwest region of the US for…
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    21 Apr
  7. Video feature: a new chapter for Anglo American?

    Anglo American’s newly-appointed CEO Mark Cutifani has his work cut out for him. Not only is he about to head…
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    8 Apr
  8. March’s top stories: Afghanistan gets UK funding, First Quantum acquires Inmet

    Xstrata, Glencore report declining profits for 2012, merger delay expected In March, global miner Xstrata and commodities trader Glencore reported…
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    1 Apr
  9. Mining in Mongolia: a risky business?

    Not so long ago Mongolia’s Gobi Desert was considered to be one of the last great wildernesses of the world,…
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    27 Mar
  10. Grave area: unearthing headstones from an African gold mine

    Human graves may be the last thing miners expect to encounter when assessing the land for expansion works. But this…
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    13 Mar
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