All articles by Scarlett Evans

  1. State of emergency: how vulnerable is the mining supply chain?

    A statement released by Australian mining unions described the pandemic as the ‘most significant disruption to daily life since the Second…
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    21 May
  2. Victoria: how is the state meeting its exploration targets?

    While not the largest state, recent exploration uptakes in Victoria have worked to solidify its status as a front runner…
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    20 May
  3. Drought: how water scarcity could affect mining in Australia

    From dampening dust to cooling machinery, crushing ore to transporting tailings, water is a crucial resource for miners. However, it…
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    11 May
  4. Mine and punishment: dealing with violence and crime on mine sites

    Workers at mining sites are often far from home, friends and family, labouring under intensive conditions without the necessary support…
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    29 Apr
  5. Breaking down the ICMM’s new guidelines for responsible mining

    The ICMM announced updates to its responsible mining practice requirements in February this year. The move is said to be…
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    23 Apr
  6. The potential and promise of ocean mining with DeepGreen

    The ocean floor presents one of the last great unexplored territories for mining. Despite the world’s deepest seabeds thus far remaining…
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    22 Apr
  7. The muddied waters of mining in Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea plays host to a wealth of mineral deposits – from copper, gold and nickel to liquid natural…
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    20 Apr
  8. Inside the ICA’s new global standard for sustainable copper production

    Favoured for its unparalleled thermal and electrical conductivity, in addition to 100% recyclability, copper is anticipated to play an integral…
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    6 Feb
  9. Recognition, but with risks: the LME accepts artisanal mining

    The London Metals Exchange’s (LME) new roadmap for the responsible sourcing of metals was released in October this year. In…
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    27 Jan
  10. Australian uranium: a new chapter?

    The global uranium market has been relatively uncertain in recent years. A report released by the World Nuclear Association (WNA)…
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    14 Jan
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