Analysis

  • Gemstone mining map

    The gemstone market value is $23bn and growing, as investors increasingly look to precious stone alternatives to the overinflated price of diamonds. To find out which gemstones are the most...

  • Can Michelin make the right moves in mining?

    In March, tire manufacturer Michelin Group announced plans to acquire UK-based conveyor belt maker Fenner for around £1.3bn. The deal is intended to allow Michelin, which has been trying to...

  • MINE Magazine Issue 68

    In this issue: Ramaphosa’s South Africa, Ukraine’s mining debts, capitalising on the commodities boom, making a mining brand, buying in to blockchain, investing in drones, and more.

  • Mining in Zimbabwe: life after Mugabe

    Cypriot investor Karo Resources recently signed a $4.2bn deal to develop a platinum mine and refinery in Zimbabwe, with first production expected in 2020. With the resignation of former President...

  • MINE Magazine: Issue 67

    In this issue: Underwater waste forms new deposits, tech dumps of secondary materials, evolution of mining machines, Canada’s sustainability, overhauling the DRC’s mining code, and more