Tighten your belts

Tighten your belts

Lee Buchsbaum examines the current trend for using dry tailings storage to eliminate ponds and improve

Natural resources

25 APR 2014
Mighty Mozambique

Mighty Mozambique

Mozambique has grown to become the worlds second-largest coal exporter. Decrepit transport links are

Coal

25 APR 2014
US Oil Sands bio-solvent extraction patent approved

US Oil Sands bio-solvent extraction patent approved

US Oil Sands has announced approval of its US patent application

Oil sands

23 APR 2014
The copper king

The copper king

Paul Dewison and Chris Hinde explain why Chile has a clear lead among global producers

Base metals

26 MAR 2014
Delving the depths

Delving the depths

Deep-sea mining is moving closer to becoming a reality. Ailbhe Goodbody examines the current state of

Base metals

26 MAR 2014
A rocky road

A rocky road

Landslides, EPA action, congressional inaction and soft markets are challenging North American copper

Base metals

26 MAR 2014
Maximise your copper extraction

Maximise your copper extraction

Kevin Ausburn and Wolfgang Baum of FLSmidth explain the importance of quantitative mineral analysis in

Base metals

26 MAR 2014
Otjikotos golden start-up

Otjikotos golden start-up

Namibias second gold mine at Otjikoto is on track to achieve its first gold pour during the December

Mine of the month

26 MAR 2014
ECS delivers mineshaft cover to Daw Mill

ECS delivers mineshaft cover to Daw Mill

ECS Engineering Services is supplying a specially-engineered cover plate to the Daw Mill colliery in

Coal

28 FEB 2014
Suncor cleans up oil sands

Suncor cleans up oil sands

Suncor Energy has enlisted the help of GE to tackle excess airborne dust at its MacKay River oil-sands

Natural resources

21 FEB 2014

GIW expands in Alberta

GIW Industries is expanding its REGEN Service Centre in Fort McMurray

Oil sands

21 FEB 2014
Five minutes with...

Five minutes with...

Sergey Dyachenko, deputy CEO and chief operating officer at Norilsk Nickel

Interviews

29 NOV 2013
Bouncing back

Bouncing back

Lee Buchsbaum reports on production and demand in the Illinois coal basin, where new miners are looking

Coal

25 OCT 2013

High rollers

I imagine there was a collective sigh of relief from the mining industry on July 9 when, following two

Editor's comment

24 JUL 2013

The future of fracking

Lee Buchsbaum looks at hydraulic fracturing and the sharp expansion of sand mining in the US

Natural resources

31 MAY 2013
Just a gas

Just a gas

Lee Buchsbaum looks at the race to develop natural gas-powered trains and the effect on the US coal mining

Coal

29 APR 2013