Analysis

  • March’s top news stories

    The UK-based World Gold Council has launched a consultation for a draft of its Responsible Gold Mining Principles, and The Minerals Council of South Africa has applied for a judicial...

  • In time: the world’s biggest mines

    Across the world, mine sites have increased in size as the years have passed, transforming into the gargantuan chasms of today’s operations. We look at some of the world’s biggest...

  • Time to talk about tailings dams

    A horrendous accident in Brazil this January claimed the lives of hundreds after a tailings dam operated by Vale collapsed, releasing a deadly wave of iron tailings and mud. Tailings...

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