Mine Planning and Management
The processes of planning, starting and running a mine and the challenges faced along the way.
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 »
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 »
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 »
A Brief Look at Geological and Technical Risk Analysis in Mine Planning
Having a basic understanding of the orebody modeling and the mine optimization methods used can help investors determine how much…Read More »
Starting A Mine: Pre-Feasibility and Feasibility Studies
While the basic concept of mining may be familiar to most people, the total process from exploration target to profitable…Read More »
Underground Mining Techniques and Risks
Undergrounds mining is still, even after hundreds of years of safety improvements, a dangerous and expensive business. It’s wise for…Read More »
From Exploration to Opening a Mine
A sizeable amount of time and money go into a property from the exploration process to the ideal outcome of…Read More »