- Tracking the trends with Deloitte 10 – Engaging with government
In part 10 of our Tracking the Trends series, Australian Mining looks at ways mining companies can create better collaborative relationships with governments.
- Navigating the waters of mining sponsorship [opinion]
Wesley Enoch discusses the apparent dichotomy between mining sponsorship and integrity, and why it doesn’t always, as supposed, exist.
- A hybrid energy approach
New solar and diesel hybrid generators are cutting costs on remote sites.
- Tracking the trends with Deloitte 9 – Stakeholder Engagement
Deloitte have released a list of the top ten industry trends we can expect in 2015. Australian Mining takes a look at the need for sensitivity in stakeholder engagement.
- Mining and geopolitical risk: A global breakdown
In part 8 of our Tracking the Trends feature, Australian Mining examines the issue of geopolitical risk for miners in different parts of the world, and the pros and cons of each region.
- PDAC: Is Canadian mining poised for a rebound?
Sentiment remains cautiously optimistic at the world’s largest mining and exploration conference. Peter Diekmeyer writes from PDAC
- Why use tyre pressure monitoring?
In the wake of a tyre overpressure fatality earlier this month, TyreSafe’s Adam Gosling outlines the importance of tyre pressure monitoring.
- Australian Mining’s Weekly News Wrap [VIDEO]
Australian Mining’s editor Cole Latimer talks about the demise of the iron ore price, juniors opting out of the mineral resources sector, and China’s plans to cut coal consumption.
- The temptations of incidental reporting [opinion]
Recording details of an incident is an important part of safety systems, but is there an advantage to getting creative with classification, or not reporting at all?
- The growing importance of communication technology in mining
An insight into the increasing prevalence of communications technology in the resources industry.
- Four ways to boost Australia’s economy that can help the climate
Researchers put together four ways Australia can use its existing resources and build our economy
- Western Australia the secret star at PDAC
In an industry beset by poor conditions, Western Australia remains a stand-out region globally in which to do business.
- Mining News Wrap – 6/3/15
This week we look at Rio Tinto’s new Big Data centre; Talga Resources announces plans for a world-first graphene production plant; and Australia loses its shine as a global destination for mining investment.
- The next step in mining excavator design?
Mining is now in a state of evolution, and the machines that are a common sight on site now may not be recognisable in the future.
- Tracking the trends with Deloitte 7 – New Talent
Australia has just been through a massive trade skills shortage during the last boom, but now the big miners can’t get rid of staff fast enough in the interest of cost cutting.
- Why companies have little incentive to invest in cybersecurity
Despite the increased risks developing in cybersecurity and data integrity, little heed is being paid to protecting company data.
- Mining’s top ten billionaires in 2015
Despite a relatively rough year in the industry, mining still has a number of billionaires. Australian Mining examines Forbes list of the top billionaires to see who is making money in mining.
- Industry Q&A: What do METS Companies Need to Know Before Sending Staff Overseas?
As more mining services and contracting companies look overseas for new opportunities, Austmine speaks with Lockforce’s Troy Lockyer on the steps needed.
- Fraser Survey misguided on global exploration views
The Fraser Survey has missed the mark in its ranking of global exploration regions, creating a strange juxtaposition.
- Tracking the Trends with Deloitte 6 – Junior Miners Survival
Deloitte have released a list of the top ten industry trends we can expect in 2015. In this edition Australian Mining examines the state of junior miners.