Is deepsea mining justified, and can it be made safe? A host of...
- Deepsea mining: the environmental debate
- Can behavioural science create a safer mining industry?
- Hands on the wheel: how the rapidly evolving auto industry is changing mining forever
- Fura and the future: could the Canadian miner restart Australia’s sapphire industry?
- A fractured world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
Kavango Resources commences drilling on KSZ in Botswana
UK-based mineral exploration company Kavango Resources has started drilling at the first of its three targets in Botswana’s Kalahari Suture Zone (KSZ).
Newcrest approves first-stage expansion of Cadia project
The board of Australia-based Newcrest Mining has approved an A$685m ($463.8m) investment for Stage 1 of the Cadia expansion project in New South Wales.
Deepsea mining: the environmental debate
Is deepsea mining justified, and can it be made safe? A host of companies are pursuing ocean mining as a lucrative source of minerals critical to the technologies we depend on, but international criticism is building as concerns over ecological damage and questions marks over accountability stack up. Our senior energy writers Molly Lempriere and JP Casey debate the issues at hand.
StrataConnect – Strata Solutions for Underground
Incorporate Strata Wi-Fi into your existing fibre-optic network to achieve powerful underground 'hotspots'. Strata A-Node access points are installed in desired locations along fibre and establish up to 6,000ft (1,800m) of Wi-Fi coverage in each direction. To extend coverage, mines can utilise the Strata B-Node Wireless Backbone to establish wireless connectivity for distances up to 4,000ft (1,200m).
South Africa’s Implats to acquire North American Palladium for $758m
South Africa-based Impala Platinum Holdings has agreed to buy 100% of Canadian platinum group metals miner North American Palladium (NAP) shares.
Capital Drilling wins services contract at Allied Gold’s Bonikro mine
Mining services company Capital Drilling has secured a five-year contract to provide a full range of mining services at Allied Gold’s Bonikro gold mine in Côte d'Ivoire.
Can behavioural science create a safer mining industry?
A team of behavioural scientists spoke to thousands of people working in mining in order to identify factors that impact cultures around safety. Andrew Tunnicliffe spoke to Dr Emily Haas of NIOSH to found out how their research can improve communication, and ultimately save lives.
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