Articles specific to mining techniques, planning, management and specific case studies.
How Low Can you go? The Challenges of Deep Mining
Resource depletion is one of the largest challenges facing the mining industry. The issues of declining grades and frequency of…Read More »
Space Mining: Science Fiction Becomes Science Fact
Space has long been known to contain vast mineral resources but exploiting them has always been the stuff of science…Read More »
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 »