Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...
Raynold Wonder Alorse 9 Dec 2019
Striking gold used to be a matter of luck, but tools used to track criminals, diseases and social networks could soon uncover vast troves of valuable minerals...
2 Aug 2017
In this week's Q&A on the ABC, the American cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson gushed about the prospects of mining in space, and the benefits that might afford humanity...
Andrew Dempster 7 Aug 2015
Mining companies are striving to develop mines that rest on next-generation technologies, novel strategies and processes to ensure a safer, greener and more profitable mining industry. By transposing the digital world with the physical world, new dimensions are being created within the mining industry that help to optimise production based on market demand, production capacity, and ore quality variations.
14 Oct 2014
Goods are made in the world. Your smartphone contains rare earth minerals mined across Africa. Different components are manufactured across the globe and, in the case of your iPhone, assembled at a factory in China before being shipped to the US.
Sulaiman Philip 29 Jul 2014
NAIROBI: Kenya on Monday, 5 August 2013, revoked all mining licences granted in the months before and after March elections and announced that it was hiking royalties paid by companies operating in its nascent mining sector.
6 Aug 2013