• Dragon’s hoard: the allure of Welsh gold

    Welsh police are investigating the potentially harmful effects of gold panners on the Afon Wen river in Gwynedd. Panners have prospected for Welsh gold for centuries, and today it is...

  • MINE Magazine – Issue 70

    In this issue: Commodities of the future, China’s monopoly on cobalt, rebooting Cuba’s industry, stamping out self-bonding, BHP’s world coal association exit, predicting earthquakes, and more

  • Mapping the gemstone mining hotspots

    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...

  • Overhauling the DRC’s mining code

    The Democratic Republic of Congo has overhauled its mining code to try to benefit more from its natural resources, which includes the world’s largest cobalt reserves. The new terms, however,...

  • Reviving uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

    Proposals to rip up a moratorium preventing uranium mining around the Grand Canyon have received sharp criticism and bullish support in almost equal measures. But, as always, the devil is...

  • Carving a niche in Cornish lithium

    Cornish Lithium, a mineral exploration company based in, you guessed it, Cornwall recently secured a £1m investment to commence exploration activities. But why lithium and why Cornwall?

  • Fairtrade African gold arrives in the UK

    The Fairtrade Foundation has launched a new Investment Facility to coincide with the arrival of the first Fairtrade African gold arriving in the UK, with the hopes that it will...

  • MINE digital magazine: issue 61

    In this issue: State-financed mines, Trump’s “amazing results” for miners, land rights in New Zealand, Industry 4.0, long-distance remote mining, Portland stone goes underground, and more