Coal Authority uses composting in remediation

Coal Authority uses composting in remediation

Reed beds are an ecologically friendly way of treating mine water.

Mkango plans Poland REE plant

Mkango plans Poland REE plant

Feedstock for the plant will be sourced from Mkango's Songwe Hill operations in Malawi.

Plant

07 JUNE 2021
Peak commits to lease for UK rare earths refinery site

Peak commits to lease for UK rare earths refinery site

Refinery is intended to produce up to 2,810tpa of neodymium praseodymium oxide

Aveva on automating the supply chain

Aveva on automating the supply chain

Automation will help to increase collaboration and make the supply chain more agile

MRS opens Fife training facility

MRS opens Fife training facility

Scaffold system simulates a variety of Working at Height rescue and training drills

Weir Group: Comminution critical to lower emissions

Weir Group: Comminution critical to lower emissions

A 5% incremental improvement in comminution efficiency could remove 30m tonnes of CO2

Sustainability

10 MAY 2021
Researchers eye 'keyhole surgery' mining method

Researchers eye 'keyhole surgery' mining method

Electrokinetic in situ leaching uses an electric field to control the movement of an acid

Exploration

05 MAY 2021
De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered

De Beers mining ship remotely re-engineered

Team used 3D modelling to integrate the equipment with the ship's systems.

Covid-19

04 MAY 2021
Sky isn't the limit for satellite tech

Sky isn't the limit for satellite tech

Satellite monitoring systems can tackle socio-economic and environmental concerns together

Bunting takes separators to Coltan plant

Bunting takes separators to Coltan plant

Two magnetic disc separators will perform their work on tantalum, columbite

Plant

19 APRIL 2021
Johnson Matthey targets EV chain with battery plant plans

Johnson Matthey targets EV chain with battery plant plans

Nornickel for supply of nickel and cobalt, and SQM for supply of lithium hydroxide

Innovation

19 APRIL 2021
BCG: Mining's digitalisation 'falling short'

BCG: Mining's digitalisation 'falling short'

Digital investments made by metals and mining companies fall far short of their potential, said BCG

Sustainability

15 APRIL 2021