• Mining vehicles – a ride through time

    From the iconic minecart of the American Gold Rush to the unfathomably big Bagger 288, and the classic CAT 797 to today’s cutting edge unmanned and electric vehicles, we trace...

  • Finding tin on the seafloor

    For thousands of years mining waste has been washed into the sea off the coast of Cornwall thought to be lost forever. Now, Marine Minerals is preparing to recover the...

  • 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...

  • Mining the Moon

    As more space missions are announced, the possibility of mining on the Moon moves ever closer. But just how far are we from mining lunar minerals and what are the...