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What Citi misses about mining revolutions

Advances in mineral exploration are needed to support discoveries.

Experts debate benefits, drawbacks of post-mining pit lakes

While not always pretty, mining pit lakes may offer a bounty of benefits … at a hefty cost.

Tin alloy fuel catalysts to save fuel and cut pollution

ITRI is calling for more research into use of tin pellets as fuel additive to increase fuel economy in, and significantly cut emission levels from, internal combustion engines.

Mining’s penchant for temp staffing will hurt industry long-term

“We have to ask ourselves whether mining and resources firms’ focus on short-term hiring will be sufficient in addressing long-term issues.”

Mining suppliers face loss-making deals to stay alive

Shares in mining equipment and services firms have plunged 22% this year.

Harper govt. expands support for offshore Canadian mining

The Extractive Sector Strategy builds on Canadian government’s plan for responsible resource development both domestically and abroad.

Mining sector must dig deep to find profitability

The challenges affecting the financials of SA miners – an in-depth look by PwC.

Mining CEOs call for global fight against Ebola

Mining companies are joining forces, urging the global community to help fight Ebola in affected West African countries.

Productivity tops mining business risk – EY report

“The decade-long decline in productivity…will require complete business transformations to reverse,” says EY’s Mike Elliot.

Managing dwindling energy, water resources a top priority for mining

Burgeoning energy costs and competing water demands, particularly in Chile, Peru, South Africa and Mongolia, make managing costs a priority, says a new EY report.

Broad transformation needed in global mining – EY

Given the right levels of investment, significant gains are possible through innovating mining and processing methods, says EY.

‘Big Data’ will drive sustainable mining productivity – Deloitte

The automation of operational data collection and delivery will enable mining operators to make informed, real- time decisions concerning daily mining operations, as well as improve safety.

Lacking social license on mining projects ‘extraordinarily expensive’ – Danielson

Mining’s record on social license is often seen as poor, but one sustainability expert is confident mining can lead the way.

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