Go small or go home?

The general trend of opting for bigger operations, bigger mobile machinery and bigger processing equipment can still be witnessed at most major mine sites

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At LME Week, Rio Tinto CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques said how since the 1960s, the company had “just increased the size of [its] dig units”

As miners are facing larger, lower-grade orebodies, it might seem self-evident that concentrator plants, for example, require ever larger pieces of equipment to process more material.