Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts

Richard Roberts

Richard has been in mining and finance journalism for 25 years, spending the bulk of his career in Australia but visiting and covering projects and other aspects of the industry all around the world in that time. He spent eight years developing the weekly Australasian-focused HighGrade.net before joining Mining Journal, and prior to that ran Mining Journal owner Aspermont’s mining publishing business out of Perth, Western Australia, for more than a decade.

 One of Phibion's unique MudMaster machines
GEOMECHANICS / GROUND CONTROL

Phibion offers strategic tailings management - with a twist

Firm gets high-level PE backing for global expansion plans

26 April 2021

AngloGold Ashanti has been mining underground at Geita in Tanzania for five years
UNDERGROUND

AngloGold retains Perenti at Tanzania gold mine

Additional two-year contract to provide hard rock underground mining services in Tanzania

13 April 2021

The strategy-execution gap in metals and mining. Source: BCG Analysis, DAI Survey
MANAGEMENT

Accelerating to mining's digital future

Five steps that can speed digital journey

29 March 2021

 Image: BBA, Canada
TECHNOLOGY

Making the case for Bayesian Learning in mining

Why so many machine learning initiatives fail, and what to do about it

02 March 2021

The reality is that common standards that guide manufacturers, and which consumers accept as the norm, in everyday life, do not yet apply to mining software
TECHNOLOGY

Getting mining i4.0 wheels in motion: interoperability still key

IT boffins might argue it's more complex, but vital data alignment is a wheel thing

24 February 2021

Mining equipment shipments up in Q4
FLEETS

Mining equipment shipments up in Q4

But down for calendar 2020

17 February 2021

Aggreko says mining appetite for green power expanding
POWER

Aggreko says mining appetite for green power expanding

Power company's mining boss sees faster transition even with cost headwinds.

10 February 2021

 The first gold bar produced from Davyhurst, in Western Australia, in more than two years
SURFACE

Maiden Davyhurst gold pour for Ora Banda

First production from recommissioned Davyhurst plant completed 

08 February 2021

PARTNER CONTENT

Mine tailings: Technology and Risk

WSP speaks with Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia's Mining Monthly

PARTNER CONTENT

Transformational Tailings Solutions from Weir

Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia’s Mining Monthly speaks with Weir.

PARTNER CONTENT

Weir's transformational tailings flowsheets

Weir has developed a range of transformational flowsheets for tailings management

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Magazine Intelligence team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the mining sector, brought to you by the Mining Magazine Intelligence team.

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Future Fleets Report 2024

The report paints a picture of the equipment landscape and includes detailed profiles of mines that are employing these fleets

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Digitalisation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations that use digitalisation technology to drive improvements across all areas of mining production

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Automation Report 2023

An in-depth review of operations using autonomous solutions in every region and sector, including analysis of the factors driving investment decisions

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Mining Magazine Intelligence Exploration Report 2023 (feat. Opaxe data)

A comprehensive review of current exploration rates, trending exploration technologies, a ranking of top drill intercepts and a catalog of 2022 Initial Resource Estimates and recent discovery successes.