Going extreme

Mining in extreme environments isn’t for the weak. MM takes a look at how one company takes the chill out of mining in the Arctic and other tough conditions across the globe

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Cold-weather mining camps in extreme locations like Northern Siberia, Antarctica or above the Arctic Circle have to be engineered

Not every mine can be operated in ideal conditions; in fact, the ‘perfect environment' is much more the exception rather than the rule in today's mining world.