MINE Magazine Archive
MINE Magazine Issue 70

Issue 70 | July 2018

In this issue: Commodities of the future, China’s monopoly on cobalt, rebooting Cuba’s industry, stamping out self-bonding, BHP’s world coal association exit, predicting earthquakes, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 69

Issue 69 | June 2018

In this issue: Exploring Russia, platinum in Zimbabwe, dealing with sexual misconduct, the gemstone market, Anglo American’s sustainability, Michelin buys into conveyors, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 68

Issue 68 | May 2018

In this issue: Ramaphosa’s South Africa, Ukraine’s mining debts, capitalising on the commodities boom, making a mining brand, buying in to blockchain, investing in drones, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 67

Issue 67 | April 2018

In this issue: Underwater waste forms new deposits, tech dumps of secondary materials, evolution of mining machines, Canada’s sustainability, overhauling the DRC’s mining code, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 66

Issue 66 | March 2018

In this issue: Mining’s footprint in the Amazon, Mexico’s recovery, underwater robots for flooded deposits, digital risk and cybersecurity, training for automation, reinventing waste, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 65

Issue 65 | February 2018

In this issue: Tapping the Grand Canyon, Chinese firms in Africa, the UK’s mining map, embracing the Internet of Things, optimising mine design, rhodium rides high, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 64

Issue 64 | January 2018

In this issue: Mining moon minerals, a Canadian supercluster, rising exploration expenditures, AI and drones for operational excellence, vanadium’s time to shine, and more


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MINE Magazine Yearbook 2017

Special Issue | Yearbook 2017

In this issue: The biggest news stories, major projects, top performing commodities, breakthrough technologies of the past year, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 63

Issue 63 | December 2017

In this issue: The race to mine Afghanistan, Yukon infrastructure, streamlining Australia’s legislation, artisanal mining in South Africa, AI for exploration, locating buried deposits, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 62

Issue 62 | November 2017

In this issue: Cyanide makes for clean gold, Grasberg mine’s struggles, China’s environmental tax, Cornish lithium, titanium in Greenland, cobalt batteries, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 61

Issue 61 | October 2017

In this issue: State-financed mines, Trump’s “amazing results” for miners, New Zealand land rights, Industry 4.0, long-distance remote operations, Portland stone goes underground, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 60

Issue 60 | September 2017

In this issue: Boosting black ownership, corruption in Uganda, seafloor mining, automated drill rigs, real-time ore analysis, mine rescue response procedures, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 59

Issue 59 | August 2017

In this issue: Mining under Macron, the South Australian Iron Road, legitimising mica in India, De Beers to go carbon neutral, ICMM talks falling fatalities, the shrinking talent pool, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 58

Issue 58 | July 2017

In this issue: China strikes gold record, the US coal comeback, mining in Mali, new mineral formations, a case for sand mining, the International Collegiate Mining Competition, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 57

Issue 57 | June 2017

In this issue: Industry titans search for new leaders, Mongolia expands exploration, Australia’s iron ore tax, palladium's prospects, genomics for mine waste, award-winning hoisting, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 56

Issue 56 | May 2017

In this issue: The amber industry trapped in tragedy, a $1m competition to disrupt mining, lithium in Cornwall, forgotten minerals, using drones for site surveys, the evolution of mining apps, and more


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MINE Magazine Issue 55

Issue 55 | April 2017

In this issue: Obama’s parting shot at coal, the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, inching towards automation, Indonesia’s new regulations, ICMM’s water management commitments, profiling cobalt, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 54

Issue 54 | March 2017

In this issue: The mission to mine on Mars, a war on man-made diamonds, illegal mining in Pakistan, managing microbes at sites, new end-of-life technologies, analysing market risks, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 53

Issue 53 | February 2017

In this issue: Canada’s foreign human rights record, prospecting in Ecuador, finding new minerals, neutralising mine acid waste, tracing Australia’s METS sector journey, airborne medics in Africa, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 52

Issue 52 | January 2017

In this issue: Raising capital in 2017, Iran’s market post-sanctions, the growth of Canadian junior miners, supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, CAT after Oberhelman’s departure, GE’s digital mine, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 51

Issue 51 | December 2016

In this issue: The Philippines shutting down mining, Namibia’s growth, tin excavation in the DRC, MIT’s smelting discovery, Hexagon increases driver safety, inside the first Hackathon event, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 50

Issue 50 | November 2016

In this issue: Accelerating mining tech in Russia and innovation in Australia, setting a standard for artisanal mining, the potential for a global copper shortage, a new outlook for chemical extraction techniques, the evolution of mine scheduling software, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 49

Issue 49 | October 2016

In this issue: The future of the underground mining equipment sector, Wealth Minerals talks about its strategy, a look inside Peru’s Fairtrade-certified gold mine, reviving Egypt’s ancient gold mines, the next step in UK seafloor mining, managing wastewater and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 48

Issue 48 | September 2016

In this issue: Sierra Leone’s new diamond project, the human cost of illegal gold, the MSHA push to reach zero harm, Anglo American’s safety culture, industry-wide changes in Kenyan mining, sifting through Sweden’s remaining minerals, Australia’s boost from scandium, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 47

Issue 47 | August 2016

In this issue: Goldcorp’s massive data hack, rare earth minerals in Greenland, inside the world’s biggest copper mine, Rio Tinto’s driverless problems, Anglo American’s hold on De Beers, the latest in mining simulation technologies, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 46

Issue 46 | July 2016

In this issue: How augmented reality is changing mining, tackling corruption in India with technology, turning Zambia’s copper into a goldmine, re-emergence of black lung, Carmichael coal mine, future supplies of phosphorus, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 45

Issue 45 | June 2016

In this issue: Integra Gold’s crowdsourced gold rush challenge and the commodity’s performance in the market, a record-breaking mine blast, locating raw mineral resources across Europe, setting standards of safety in Russia and fair trade globally, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 44

Issue 44 | May 2016

In this issue: Balancing responsible nickel mining with Madagascar’s delicate environment, a new way to discover copper deposits, mining in the world’s most adverse conditions, airborne electromagnetic surveys, British Columbia’s land access laws, enforcing EPA rules and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 43

Issue 43 | April 2016

In this issue: Oyu Tolgoi’s struggle to reach production, Rio Tinto’s driverless sites, excavating conflict mineral tantalum, the collapse of Arch Coal, thermal fragmentation to refine ore yields, mentoring for female workers and innovators, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 42

Issue 42 | March 2016

In this issue: Transforming Myanmar’s jade mining industry, debating a global moratorium on coal projects and its future as a relic of the past, Tesla’s struggle to source lithium, the latest developments in mine waste storage, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 41

Issue 41 | February 2016

In this issue: Unlocking India’s resource potential, South Africa’s landmark silicosis trial, an outlook for alumina, potash mining in the UK, Canada’s mining strategy under Prime Minster Trudeau, the legacy of the Jameson Cell and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 40

Issue 40 | December 2015

In this issue: The rise and fall of Glencore Xstrata, cleaning up New Mexico’s abandoned mines, trouble for platinum mining in South Africa, a look inside Canada’s mining innovation hub, removing cyanide from processing and more.


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MINE Magazine Directory 2015

Supplier Directory 2015

A directory of key product and service suppliers to the industry.


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MINE Magazine Issue 39, November 2015

Issue 39 | November 2015

In this issue: unlocking new sources of rare earth elements, the changing tides of tin, developing a strategy for deep-sea mining, how mining companies diversify as commodity prices drop, training the next generation of engineers, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 38, October 2015

Issue 38 | October 2015

In this issue: How a Chinese manufacturing downturn will affect commodity prices, the latest in simulation training, how Tanzania can make the most of its tanzanite resources, addressing the skills shortage in South America, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 37, September 2015

Issue 37 | September 2015

In this issue: A new approach for collaboration between majors and juniors, electronic platforms as a solution to potential collusion, sub-Saharan Africa’s safe haven, protecting the Australian workforce, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 36, August 2015

Issue 36 | August 2015

In this issue: EU tackles the trade in conflict minerals, Australia’s iron ore tactics, China and the ‘rare earths crisis’, Amur Mineral’s Russian feat, seabed mining controversy, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 35, July 2015

Issue 35 | July 2015

In this issue: Boosting mining in Europe, Australia’s varying policies on uranium mining, improving gender diversity, conflict in Peru, mountaintop removal coal mining, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 34, June 2015

Issue 34 | June 2015

In this issue: The growing market for bulk material handling products and technologies, nickel-containing car batteries to the rescue, Japan and Australia’s economic partnership agreement, mothballing mines, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 33, May 2015

Issue 33 | May 2015

In this issue: Sized for success in today’s market, heavyweights return looking for new deals, the rise and fall of iron ore, South Australia catches up, Indonesia turns former mine into botanical garden, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 32, April 2015

Issue 32 | April 2015

In this issue: Electric vehicles draw increased interest, turning methane gas into electricity in South Africa, corporate social responsibility in Canada, increased M&A activity expected in Australia, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 31, March 2015

Issue 31 | March 2015

In this issue: The price of gold mining in South America, Haiti’s resource potential, a positive outlook for zinc, autonomous drilling with Sandvik, resource nationalism on the map, Spain’s controversial Los Frailes mine reopening, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 30, February 2015

Issue 30 | February 2015

In this issue: Unlocking the potential of Canada’s Ring of Fire, new prospects for tin mining in the UK, the risks and rewards of space exploration, tackling false environmental reporting in the US, a recruitment outlook for the year, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 29, January 2015

Issue 29 | January 2015

In this issue: Incentives for explorers in Canada’s Northwest Territories, Afghanistan’s mining future, new power automation software from ABB, Glencore’s ambitious investment strategy, the frac sand mining boom and more.


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MINE Magazine Directory 2014

Supplier Directory 2014

A directory of key product and service suppliers to the industry.


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MINE Magazine Issue 28, December 2014

Issue 28 | December 2014

In this issue: challenges and opportunities for graphite, Vale and ABB’s mine automation project, keeping temperatures low underground with a new approach to ice cooling, mitigating Ebola risks in mining operations, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 27, November 2014

Issue 27 | November 2014

In this issue: Assessing the top mining business risks, Goldcorp’s journey from lows to highs, Kazakhstan’s promising mining future, the potential of geosynthetics for mining operations, innovative mine restoration projects around the world and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 26, October 2014

Issue 26 | October 2014

In this issue: a positive outlook for gold, when emerging markets have emerged, the future of the DRC as a mining destination, a unique approach to mine pollution in Chile, Saudi Arabia’s move into mining, the ironsand controversy in New Zealand continues, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 25, September 2014

Issue 25 | September 2014

In this issue: Bolivia’s rocky road to reform, the rise of palladium, a new era of automated underground mining, London’s leading position in mining finance, innovation in mobile mining apps, the impact of gold mining in Peru and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 24, August 2014

Issue 24 | August 2014

In this issue: The uncertain future of silver, Sierra Leone’s industry beyond the infamous diamonds, lessons learned from the Soma mine disaster, innovations in underground communications, metal-mining plants and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 23, July 2014

Issue 23 | July 2014

In this issue: Chile’s challenged copper industry, ex-Xstrata CEO Mick Davis bounces back with X2 Resources, Canada’s efforts to attract new workers to underground jobs, California’s ban on suction dredge mining and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 22, June 2014

Issue 22 | June 2014

In this issue: Mexico cracks down on illegal mining cartels, new tech for material handling, worker safety in Australia, mining litigation in Canada and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 21, May 2014

Issue 21 | May 2014

In this issue: Using big data for better equipment maintenance, why infrastructure is becoming increasingly important to investors in East African iron ore projects, new technology to improve safety in ultra-deep mining and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 20, April 2014

Issue 20 | April 2014

In this issue: Indonesia's export gamble, Canada's push into the rare earth metals market, LNG-fuelled engines for mining trucks, holistic conveyor belt monitoring, increasing yields from complex ores and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 19, March 2014

Issue 19 | March 2014

In this issue: Greenland's mining future, innovation in exploration technology, innovation in drilling technology, Scotland's controversial new coal mine project, extracting uranium from wastewater, global recruitment trends, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 18, February 2014

Issue 18 | February 2014

In this issue: Corporate social responsibility in junior mining companies, the market for barite, drilling innovation for Australia, the benefits of geographic information systems, the controversy of mountaintop removal mining in Central Appalachia, and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 17, January 2014

Issue 17 | January 2014

In this issue: We explore Australia's unexplored reserves, look at Kenya's efforts to kick-start its mining industry, find out what's new in Myanmar, and ask which countries are gearing up to cater to China's growing demand for bauxite imports.


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MINE Magazine Issue 16, December 2013

Issue 16 | December 2013

In this issue: We find out why strategic risk management is more important than ever, ask how South Africa’s troubled industry can find a way out of its current crisis, report on the future of Zimbabwe’s mining industry and much more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 15, November 2013

Issue 15 | November 2013

In this issue: The driving forces behind Europ's mining revival, the MINE Awards 2013, how a new approach to blast design could help improve rock blasting techniques, a collaborative effort for skills development in Canada, new ideas for post-mining land rehabilitation, the world’s deepest open-pit mines and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 14, October 2013

Issue 14 | October 2013

In this issue: What Mexico’s policy reforms will mean for the mining industry, the economic impact of gold, how the break-up of the world’s largest potash mining cartel will affect the market, a new technology that claims to revolutionise the production of sought-after metals, how Caterpillar tackles the element of human error with a fatigue monitoring system for vehicles and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 13, September 2013

Issue 13 | September 2013

In this issue: How new underground technology is helping companies maximise efficiency, the potential treasures hidden in small fault lines, how predictable maintenance can reduce downtime of critical equipment, what the industry is doing to make water management more sustainable, new insights about post-mining restoration in the Amazon and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 12, August 2013

Issue 12 | August 2013

In this issue: Which changes are needed to turn Africa's commodity wealth into economic growth, the future of uranium mining in Western Australia, new technologies to make mining more environmentally friendly, the world's largest haul truck, women in the mining industry talk about progress in closing the gender gap and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 11, July 2013

Issue 11 | July 2013

In this issue: An unusual initiative in Australia aims to boost miners' awareness of health and safety, a new slope failure modelling technology could help predict landslides, why the Upper Big Branch investigation raises questions for regulators attempting to prevent future disasters, a new funding model brings crowdfunding to the mining industry, how plummeting gold prices could affect the industry and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 10, June 2013

Issue 10 | June 2013

In this issue: Data management tools for mining operations, M&A trends in 2013, the challenges emerging from Latin America's mining boom, a new licensing regime for seabed mining and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 9, May 2013

Issue 9 | May 2013

In this issue: Automated technologies for materials handling, the race for resources in outer space, why demand is rising for mine security, how a lack of regulation could affect the silica sand mining boom in the US, the challenges of assessing environmental impact of mining operations in fragile ecosystems and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 8, April 2013

Issue 8 | April 2013

In this issue: Making OTR tyres last longer, a new system for automated mineshaft inspection, ups and downs in commodities, what new, stricter regulations could mean for the mining boom in Mongolia, the long-term effects of the mining ban in Goa and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 7, March 2013

Issue 7 | March 2013

In this issue: Innovative drilling technology for South Africa's gold mines, forecasts for gold and silver, the race for rare earth metals, Australia's flawed mining tax, Greece's troubled new gold mine project and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 6, February 2013

Issue 6 | February 2013

In this issue: Reducing the impact of mining on the environment and local communities, specialist drilling in remote locations, risks faced by producers operating in South Africa, gender equality in the mining industry and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 5, January 2013

Issue 5 | January 2013

In this issue: Mine-mapping in challenging terrain with unmanned aerial vehicles, the mining industry's digital revolution, cloud computing solutions, the dangerous work of Mongolian gold miners, mine project updates and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 4, November 2012

Issue 4 | November 2012

In this issue: The most advanced sampling tools, mineral-munching microbes mine metals, opening up Latin America, why good management practices are key to safety, Australia's top copper deals and projects, global recruitment trends and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 3, September 2012

Issue 3 | September 2012

In this issue: The world's most exciting untapped deposits, new technologies for extracting coal, Planetary Resources' ambitious quest to mine asteroids and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 2, July 2012

Issue 2 | July 2012

In this issue: The industry's best safety technology, a world-first mobile gas lab, post-accident wireless communication, minerals of the future, soil restoration and more.


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MINE Magazine Issue 1, May 2012

Issue 1 | May 2012

In this issue: The ultimate mining machinery, breakthroughs in autonomous systems, the vast resources of the BRICS countries and Mongolia, Australia's skills shortage and more.


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