• Mining and Mineral Potential of Jamaica

    Jamaica was known as the world’s top producer of bauxite producers globally, with a capacity of up to 5 million tonnes annually (1957-1971).  Since then Jamaica has remained in the top 6 producers globally. However, its geology provides an opportunity for ...

  • Anorthosites: Fe-Ti and Vanadium Deposits

    Introduction Many are familiar with the platinum group element and chromite-rich rock sequences, and vanadium magnetite layers of the Bushveld Igneous Complex, South Africa, which make up the world’s largest deposits of these elements. But few know that a ...

  • Can NASA Help Solve Mining’s Productivity Problem?

    The mining industry has a productivity problem. Coming into the last big commodity cycle and for most of the years since, mining productivity has continued to decline. Miners grew too fast during good times and ended up with inefficient, over-sized operati...

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    Minerals, Mining and the Green Revolution

    While we still remain reliant on fossil fuels, there is tremendous momentum towards renewable energy in many countries. Increasingly, our homes and businesses are powered by solar panels and wind turbines. Nearly every year, new records are set for the amo...

  • Aerial Drones in Mineral Exploration

    Introduction The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV or “drone”) industry is evolving at breakneck speed, and it is often difficult for mining companies to keep up. In fact, it has been said that a “drone year” is the equivalent of one calendar month due to the p...

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