• Into the black: new mining drone delves deep

    Swiss manufacturer Flyability has developed a new drone that’s been tested in the Lac des Iles mine in Canada. Working in narrow, pitch-black passages is no easy task – Molly...

  • Uncovering titanium in Greenland

    BlueJay Mining’s Dundas project in Greenland is thought to hold the world’s highest-grade mineral sand ilmenite – the key ore in titanium. The venture was granted government approval in July...

  • 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