What will the mine of the future be like?

What will the mine of the future be like?

GHD's Dave Clark and Ellen Downs discuss what increased automation means for mining careers

Industry comment

10 OCT 2018
Ideas for a cultural shift in a tech-driven future

Ideas for a cultural shift in a tech-driven future

With the fourth industrial revolution, the mining industry has an opportunity to shift its culture

Industry comment

05 OCT 2018
Countering reputational damage

Countering reputational damage

Michael Cullen on mining investment and the related risks in Latin America

Industry comment

25 SEP 2018
Will mine automation erode benefits for locals?

Will mine automation erode benefits for locals?

A new deal is needed for host countries due to automation and new technology

Industry comment

23 AUG 2018
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining

Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and

OSIsoft's industrial software can help miners reduce workplace injuries

SPONSORED

osisoft

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement

The mine contacted Metso to reduce primary gyratory crusher concave liners replacement time

SPONSORED

metso

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte

Engineering and planning were key to getting a critical reclaimer up and running in under 14 days

SPONSORED

metso

Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance

Serious about safety: The case for collision

See how an integrated safety solution addresses dangers to ensure everyone gets home safely.

SPONSORED

hexagon mining

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning

Right off the bat, there was a 100% difference.

SPONSORED

matrix

Directing your fleet towards the digital mine

Directing your fleet towards the digital mine

Andrew Crose lists four things to consider when choosing a fleet management system

Industry comment

02 JUL 2018
Lessons learned from simulation

Lessons learned from simulation

Five benefits of simulation-based training for the mining industry

Industry comment

21 JUN 2018
Safer South African mines through LTE

Safer South African mines through LTE

LTE communications technology could make South Africa's mining operations safer and more efficient

Industry comment

15 JUN 2018
Keep safe from silica

Keep safe from silica

Gregory A. Cade highlights the dangers of occupational silica dust exposure

Industry comment

05 JUN 2018
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's

No matter the material handling challenge you may have, Cascade can design a solution for you.

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian road construction company TSM

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground

Formulated and designed to be used in any geologic structure from iron ore to sand.

SPONSORED

dyno nobel

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases

GIW's MDX 42 wet end achieves 24,000 hours between rebuilds.

SPONSORED

giw industries

Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks

Increasing production by removing comminution

Bottlenecks are typically found in the equipment for comminution, transportation or classification.

SPONSORED

metso

How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?

How to increase production of a minerals

From the initial blasting to the final step, even the smallest of inefficiencies can add up.

SPONSORED

metso

For richer, for poorer - artisanal diamond mining in Sierra Leone

For richer, for poorer - artisanal diamond mining in Sierra Leone

Dr Roy Maconachie on how the wealth from Sierra Leone's diamonds fails to enrich local communities

Industry comment

01 JUN 2018
Mining's supply struggles

Mining's supply struggles

Maptek's managing director Peter Johnson sat in on Future of Mining Sydney's METS investment talks

Industry comment

18 MAY 2018
The importance of standing up for women

The importance of standing up for women

The importance of taking a stand to encourage women in the mining industry

Industry comment

08 MAR 2018
"Today's pioneers are tomorrow's winners"

"Today's pioneers are tomorrow's winners"

Mark Cutifani on why bold innovation is key to the sustainability of mining

Industry comment

02 AUG 2017
The mining sector can strike gold with IoT

The mining sector can strike gold with IoT

Joe Carr explains how miners can make use of IoT technology

Investment

17 JUL 2017
"Digitisation without vision is little more than blind ambition"

"Digitisation without vision is little more than blind ambition"

Rick Howes, CEO of Dundee Precious Metals, on mine digitisation

Innovation

10 JUL 2017
Us and them

Us and them

How innovation from other industries could help to create a more sustainable mining industry

Industry comment

23 MAR 2017
Why it's time to start caring about lithium

Why it's time to start caring about lithium

Lithium powers many of the products we rely on every day, and now is the time for companies to cash in

Industry comment

18 JAN 2017
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining
Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and mining

Welcome to the FitBit era for metals and

OSIsoft's industrial software can help miners reduce workplace injuries

SPONSORED

osisoft

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety
Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement downtime and improves safety

Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela reduces liner replacement

The mine contacted Metso to reduce primary gyratory crusher concave liners replacement time

SPONSORED

metso

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair
Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte meet tight timeline for repair

Rapid response helps Mineração Rio do Norte

Engineering and planning were key to getting a critical reclaimer up and running in under 14 days

SPONSORED

metso

Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance
Serious about safety: The case for collision avoidance

Serious about safety: The case for collision

See how an integrated safety solution addresses dangers to ensure everyone gets home safely.

SPONSORED

hexagon mining

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine
How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning Springs Mine

How a Digital Network Is Transforming Burning

Right off the bat, there was a 100% difference.

SPONSORED

matrix

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit
With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's the Limit

With Cascade Specialty Attachments, the Sky's

No matter the material handling challenge you may have, Cascade can design a solution for you.

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM
3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian construction company TSM

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE

3D truck volume measurement systems by LASE for Russian road construction company TSM

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting
DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground in coal mining and quarry blasting

DIFFERENTIAL ENERGY ™ is breaking ground

Formulated and designed to be used in any geologic structure from iron ore to sand.

SPONSORED

dyno nobel

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime
GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases Mill Pump Uptime

GIW's Proprietary Gasite Material Increases

GIW's MDX 42 wet end achieves 24,000 hours between rebuilds.

SPONSORED

giw industries

Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks
Increasing production by removing comminution circuit bottlenecks

Increasing production by removing comminution

Bottlenecks are typically found in the equipment for comminution, transportation or classification.

SPONSORED

metso

How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?
How to increase production of a minerals processing plant?

How to increase production of a minerals

From the initial blasting to the final step, even the smallest of inefficiencies can add up.

SPONSORED

metso