Friday, February 26, 2021
You use your mobile phone every single day. But have you stopped to wonder where some of the elements used in the batteries that power it come from? Cobalt is one such element...
Fortescue Metals Group, one of the world's largest iron-ore producers has announced the launch of Fortescue Hive - an expanded Integrated Operations Centre (IOC). The...
NEW YORK—The world’s leading diamond producers today launched, Natural DiamondCouncil (NDC) www.naturaldiamonds.com formerly known as, ‘Diamond Producers Association’(DPA). The NDC will serve to promote the desirability of natural...
3-minute read 1. Channelling the swan: Calm on the outside, furiously peddling on the inside: Appearing on camera can be deceptive. It looks easy but can be hard even for...
In a large open cut mine, you will often find 300+ tonne trucks running in multiple directions on haul roads, together with a mix of light vehicles and ancillary equipment. This means that...
Arguments and counter arguments are heating up over the Chile’s Glacier Protection Bill. The bill’s history is chequered and has seen many twists and turns over the past few years and now, according to press...
Last week, the Colombian President inaugurated the Buriticá Gold Mine that has now started production. According to a company press release, the production capacity is expected to reach 9 tonnes after a process of technical...
The mining sector has provided us with everything that we need for daily life and human progress over centuries. From gold and diamonds used by ancient kings and queens as a measure of...
This blog is about a training programme that caught our eye. It takes place in Brazil. And involves some of the big names is mining and technology (two topics that we care passionately...