Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

Opportunities and Challenges of Lithium Mining

How Drones are Lifting Off in the Mining Industry

Phasing Out Fossil Fuels in Iron Ore Mining: Is it Possible?

Study Highlights Risks of Mining to Fish in North America and How Policies Can Be Improved

How is Green Hydrogen Being Used in Mining?

Methods to Predict Mining Conditions in Geotechnically Complex Sites

The Geotechnical Challenges of Decommissioning Mines

Tracking Underground Miners More Efficiently with Smart Technology

Using Ceramics in Mining Equipment

New Techniques for Dust Control in Mining Operations