Yearbook | December 2018
We look back on the mining industry in 2018, including shake ups in North Korea and Zimbabwe, the biggest stories in tech and commodities, environmental issues such as Canada’s sustainable initiative, and more.
Issue 75 | December 2018
Mining for diamonds on the sea floor, opportunities for driverless vehicles, a closer look at the commodity antimony, creating real-time 3D visualisation for mines, the new Mandela mining precinct in South Africa, and more.
Issue 74 | November 2018
Reviving gold mining in Wales, opening up the lithium triangle in South America, using big data to find minerals, a look inside the world’s first fully automated mine, the possibility of mining asteroids, and more.
MINE Australia Issue 2 | October 2018
Junior mining companies leading the charge in Australia, Volvo’s plans to use 5G mobile technology in autonomous operations, how miners can protect wildlife, the problem of recruiting staff to operations, and more.
Issue 73 | October 2018
Corruption in the gold mining supply chain in South America, new potential for graphene and graphite, why Mozambique is experiencing a mining boom, best practices for containing coal dust, and more.
Issue 72 | September 2018
Preparing mining companies for cyberattacks, a pilot using 5G mobile technology for industrial applications, opening up North Korea’s mineral resources, critical minerals in the US, and more.
MINE Australia Issue 1 | August 2018
Inside the Resources 2030 Taskforce, Western Australia’s lithium hoard, sustainable projects, changing work environments, autonomous drilling, drones, blockchain, and more.
Issue 71 | August 2018
China’s copper import ban, Peru’s new president, the allure of Welsh gold, South African mine rehabilitation, after Samarco, lithium leaching, autonomous drilling, and more.
Issue 70 | July 2018
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.
Issue 69 | June 2018
Exploring Russia, platinum in Zimbabwe, dealing with sexual misconduct, the gemstone market, Anglo American’s sustainability, Michelin buys into conveyors, and more
Issue 68 | May 2018
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
Issue 67 | April 2018
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
Issue 66 | March 2018
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
Issue 65 | February 2018
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
Issue 64 | January 2018
Mining moon minerals, a Canadian supercluster, rising exploration expenditures, AI and drones for operational excellence, vanadium’s time to shine, and more
Special Issue | Yearbook 2017
The biggest news stories, major projects, top performing commodities, breakthrough technologies of the past year, and more
Issue 63 | December 2017
The race to mine Afghanistan, Yukon infrastructure, streamlining Australia’s legislation, artisanal mining in South Africa, AI for exploration, locating buried deposits, and more
Issue 62 | November 2017
Cyanide makes for clean gold, Grasberg mine’s struggles, China’s environmental tax, Cornish lithium, titanium in Greenland, cobalt batteries, and more
Issue 61 | October 2017
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
Issue 60 | September 2017
Boosting black ownership, corruption in Uganda, seafloor mining, automated drill rigs, real-time ore analysis, mine rescue response procedures, and more
Issue 59 | August 2017
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
Issue 58 | July 2017
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
Issue 57 | June 2017
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
Issue 56 | May 2017
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
Issue 55 | April 2017
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.
Issue 54 | March 2017
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.
Issue 53 | February 2017
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.
Issue 52 | January 2017
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.