Articles specific to mining techniques, planning, management and specific case studies.
In-situ leaching: a cleaner, greener, cheaper way to mine
Industrial mining is the foundation of modern society, everything that isn’t grown as a crop is ultimately derived from minerals…Read More »
The Roadmap To Opening A Mine
Last year on Geology for Investors, we highlighted several interesting mining projects: An ethical cobalt project in the U.S. The…Read More »
Mineral Processing Part 1
Introduction The area has been explored, the deposit has been modeled, and the ore has been extracted: now what? It’s…Read More »
Mining CO2 – Is Mining Atmospheric Carbon the Future of Environmental Sustainability?
Introduction Since the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, there has been increasing pressure for the mining industry to reduce greenhouse gas…Read More »
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa
Artisanal mining is a popular term used to describe to informal mining activities carried out with little or no mining…Read More »
Iron-Bearing Wastes – Hazards and Potential Utilization
Metallurgy produces millions of tons of mineral waste each year, with billions of tons already stored worldwide. The production of…Read More »
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…Read More »
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…Read More »
Mining Methods: Block Caving
What is Block Caving? Block (gravity) caving is a bulk underground mining method, which allows large low-grade deposits to be…Read More »