Internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions such as those developed by UK AI company IntelliSense.io are helping mining operators reduce variability, cut costs and boost efficiency.
17 Sep 2018
14 Sep 2018
Gold moves in mysterious ways • US-China trade détente boosts gold price • RNC Minerals hits ‘mother lode’ in Western Australia • Dramatic gold coin discovery in Italy
13 Sep 2018
Kodal Minerals has identified an estimated 17 million tonnes of mineral resources in southern Mali with the potential to produce a battery-grade lithium carbonate. CEO Bernard Aylward discusses the lithium boom, open-pit mining and managing risk in foreign jurisdictions.
07 Sep 2018
India leads gold rush • Aussie mining enjoys bumper year • USGS wants to mine on the moon • The silver skincare trend
06 Sep 2018
Business model and technology innovations are creating opportunities for powering off-grid mines with renewables. Dr Thomas Hillig, managing director at energy consultancy THEnergy, discusses the use of sustainable energy in the industry.
31 Aug 2018
Cybersecurity remains an industrial-scale challenge; mining operators need to realise they are tangible targets and have to prepare accordingly. Barry Mansfield assesses the industry’s opinion about the progress the sector has made so far, and asks whether it’s sufficient to stave off the growing cyberthreat.
24 Aug 2018
• Putin plays it safe by investing in gold • Upturn in mining employment market down under • UK couple makes Titanic discovery
23 Aug 2018
IoT technology and robotics are beginning to influence everyday mining operations. Steve Grehl, Robert Lösch and Professor Bernhard Jung from the Institute of Computer Science at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg in Germany, discuss the potential of both technologies for underground mining.
17 Aug 2018
Strong dollar hits gold, silver, platinum and palladium prices • Gender equality in the spotlight in South Africa • Gold trading in Turkey doubles amidst currency volatility
16 Aug 2018
Non-profit organisation Women in Mining (WIM) is committed to promoting gender diversity in what is traditionally a male-dominated industry and received more than 400 nominations during its search for the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining 2018.