Next big thing

You would have had to have been on another planet to have missed the news that Xstrata had received an

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01 MAR 2012

A nod to the past

While rifling through the Mining Magazine archives recently, I stumbled across a comment from a predecessor.

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25 JAN 2012

Beating off recession

It seems someone forgot to tell Caterpillar that the world is teetering on the brink of a second recession.

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05 DEC 2011
Mining Magazine Awards 2011

Mining Magazine Awards 2011

Voting is now open for the 2011 Mining Magazine awards. Please vote for one nominee under each category.

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09 NOV 2011

Mutiny at Grasberg

The past month has seen some shocking events as a result of strike action at the Grasberg operation of

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01 NOV 2011

Need to know

Managing the needs of the water-hungry mining industry has become a fast-growing and costly business

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05 OCT 2011

Congress comes to South Africa

The past year has been tumultuous for the South African mining industry, politically, economicallyand

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06 SEP 2011

The bigger picture

According to a report published by Citigroup Global Markets, almost one quarter of the worlds greenfield

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02 AUG 2011

Planning for the future

Funding worth US$2.75 million has been supplied to a team at McGill University in Montreal to develop

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09 JUN 2011

Costs under pressure

In a report released on April 11, the International Monetary Fund noted that financial conditions continue

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03 MAY 2011

Rise in the East

Effects of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake on leading mining equipment manufacturers

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13 APR 2011

A brave new dawn

There appears to be a general feeling of optimism in the industry.This can only be good news for mining

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24 FEB 2011

Another tragedy unfolds

The third underground explosion at the Pike River coal mine in New Zealand, which extracts and exports

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06 JAN 2011

Rio-BHPB joint venture axed

Global mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have finally scrapped their proposed US$116 billion iron-ore

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09 NOV 2010

Red mud rising

On October 4, a major spill of red mud occurred from reservoir No 10 at the Ajka alumina plant in western

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19 OCT 2010

China's potash concerns

Chinas growing influence in the global primary mining sector continues unabated, but the latest market

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08 SEP 2010