In November, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo while travelling...
- Q&A: managing security risks in mining with AKE and Mining Security Working Group
- Can behavioural science create a safer mining industry?
- The complexities of military involvement in mining: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
- The new Eldorado: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
- Mining lobbies and the modern world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
Q&A: managing security risks in mining with AKE and Mining Security Working Group
In November, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo while travelling to work at the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso, raising awareness of the dangers faced by mining majors operating in foreign countries. We speak to Martin Taylor, associate director at security firm AKE International, and Charles Dumbrille, president of the Mining Security Working Group, about these risks.
Can behavioural science create a safer mining industry?
A team of behavioural scientists spoke to thousands of people working in mining in order to identify factors that impact cultures around safety. Andrew Tunnicliffe spoke to Dr Emily Haas of NIOSH to found out how their research can improve communication, and ultimately save lives.
The complexities of military involvement in mining: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
In this issue: a look at the fortunes of silver, the positives of ASM, the complexities of military becoming involved in mining operations, and more.
EU-funded project to develop robot-miner for mineral deposits
The EU has announced the launch of ROBOMINERS project, which improves access to European raw materials by developing a modular and reconfigurable robot-miner for mineral deposits that are small and difficult to acquire.
The new Eldorado: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
In this issue: deepsea mining and technologies being developed for it, turning around Mexico’s mining meltdown, a look at the history of the LME, and more.
Mining lobbies and the modern world: new issue of Mine Magazine out now
In this issue: How mining lobbies are adapting for the modern world, Airobotics drones, a look at the best electric mining vehicles, and more.
Komatsu to acquire global mining technology firm Immersive
Komatsu has signed an agreement through its wholly owned subsidiary in Australia to acquire global mining technology firm Immersive Technologies for an undisclosed sum.
Australian mining job index falls 1.1%, according to DFP Resources
Australian consultancy firm DFP Resources has released its latest mining and resources job index, revealing a nationwide fall in the number of vacant jobs of 1.1% from March to April this year.
Project Live-MM: attracting talent to Australia’s minerals industry
To attract talent pools to Australia’s minerals industry, the University of South Australia has developed an immersive virtual reality education and outreach programme, Project Live-MM. The programme will allow students to become a geologist for the day, using the power of virtual reality to offer an insider’s view of geoscience in action. We find out more about the university’s plans to attract future talent.
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