• Technical awareness

    Technical awareness

    By pooling resources, sharing research costs and making use of government funding, the various players in the industry are getting better value for their R&D spend.

    Fuel for thought

    Fuel for thought

    From artificial solar islands to hydrogen cells using platinum membranes, miners are developing technologies to take them into a more energy-efficient future.

    Safe zone

    Safe zone

    Risk is a constant in the mining industry but reducing it and getting executives to identify and manage it is the main issue.

    Number crunching

    Number crunching

    Big data is aiding both exploration and day-to-day operations, allowing companies to plan far ahead

    Up in the sky

    Up in the sky

    Drone technology is providing a range of innovative applications from exploration to safety and security