One of the biggest issues facing mining in Australia is water security, and...
- Q&A: the fight for water in Australia’s mines
- Enhancing safety in underground mines with electric vehicles
- Blockchain will impact mining M&As – deals interview with White & Case
- Climate-Smart Mining: inside the World Bank’s ambitious mining fund
- Fura and the future: could the Canadian miner restart Australia’s sapphire industry?
Kenmare receives approval for road to Pilivili ore zone in Mozambique
Titanium minerals and zircon producer Kenmare Resources has received Environmental, Social and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) approval for a purpose-built road to the Pilivili ore zone in Mozambique.
Q&A: the fight for water in Australia’s mines
One of the biggest issues facing mining in Australia is water security, and as climate change makes droughts increasingly common, problems are arising over how to access water without running into trouble. Scarlett Evans speaks to managing director of Aussie Pumps Warwick Lorenz about how to provide water security for miners.
Enhancing safety in underground mines with electric vehicles
Electric vehicles are increasingly seen by mining operators as an effective way to not only slash a facility’s carbon footprint, but to also improve site safety.
Tesla’s mining ambitions: New issue of MINE magazine out now
A look at Tesla’s mining ambitions, new technologies for small-scale mining in Europe, concerns over the sourcing of crystals, Codelco’s $5bn underground extension at the Chuquiacamata mine, and more.
Climate-Smart Mining: inside the World Bank’s ambitious mining fund
The World Bank has launched its Climate-Smart Mining Facility, a $50m fund to promote sustainable mining practices. JP Casey speaks to World Bank director Riccardo Puliti about the fund’s origins, and its aim of ensuring the sector’s environmental performance, despite changes in the industry.
Fura and the future: could the Canadian miner restart Australia’s sapphire industry?
Canadian miner Fura has purchased the Capricorn sapphire mine in Australia, as part of a plan to mine and export all of the big three gemstones: rubies, emeralds and sapphires. With the Australian sapphire mining sector having struggled in recent years, there is hope that Fura’s investment could not only generate profits for the company, but reinvigorate the country’s sapphire mining industry as a whole. JP Casey takes a look at whether this could be the jumpstart the industry needs.
A fractured world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
In this issue: we look at the impact international relations have on mining, the deepsea mining debate, how behavioural science can improve safety, and more.
Heavy metal: the fight to cleanse Cornwall’s polluted rivers
Tin mining in Cornwall and West Devon has left a dual legacy. On the one hand its historic mining landscape was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006, but on the other there are toxic rivers due to poisonous metals from the mines infecting the main water streams. Jack Unwin examines the efforts by local and central government to cleanse the area.
Kick-starting Australia’s sapphire industry: read this and more in the new issue of MINE Australia
In this issue: we look at the Junior Minerals Exploration Incentive, the safety of tailings dams, implementing industrial manslaughter laws in Queensland and more.
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