Article - 28 Apr 2022
Due to the inherent dangers of mining, safety training is important. In the mining industry, virtual and augmented reality is being used to replace outdated and ineffective training with more...
Article - 27 Apr 2022
Manufacturers are increasingly looking to ceramic materials and coatings to achieve the hardest and most durable surfaces for mining equipment.
Article - 22 Mar 2022
This article will look at how the copper mining industry can become more sustainable and what progress is currently being made in achieving this aim.
Article - 23 Feb 2022
Penn State University chemical engineers have been awarded a $1.7m grant to develop a sustainable process for recovering rare earth elements from phosphogypsum, a by-product of fertilizer.
Article - 12 Jan 2022
Techniques for controlling dust in mines exist to keep workers safe. Novel approaches utilizing cutting-edge technology have been proposed in recent years.
Article - 15 Dec 2021
Gold mining is one of the worst industrial sources of global greenhouse gas emissions. It makes sense that decarbonization needs to happen across the industry to increase sustainability standards and...
Article - 7 Dec 2021
Remote connectivity projects will enable mining companies to streamline their production while maximizing worker safety and future-proofing their operations.
Article - 18 Nov 2021
Looking at Kassianidou, V. et al's paper published in the journal Antiquity, this article discusses the results of a project aimed at reconstructing the ancient industrial and cultural landscape of...
Article - 3 Nov 2021
The mining industry has been adopting more heavy-duty battery electric vehicles, machinery, and transportation systems to reduce CO2 emissions and fossil fuel dependency, increase flexibility and...
Article - 14 Oct 2021
There is a need to physically extract or handle mining equipment, but the industry is increasingly making use of intelligent automation in the form of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning...