Article - 1 Mar 2019
This is an article about how SEM and Raman can be combined to analyse heavy mineral sands efficiently.
Article - 15 Oct 2021
Filho, W et al. recently released a journal paper looking at the legal aspects of deep seabed mining (DSM) and the environmental risks it poses. The paper also suggests key issues miners will need to...
Article - 4 Sep 2019
This article discusses how mining firms could benefit from investing in 3D printing.
Article - 6 Aug 2018
This article contains information on how cobalt is used within Lithium-ion batteries and how the future looks in terms of using cobalt alternatives.
Article - 22 Jun 2015
X-ray diffraction or XRD is a rapid analytical technique that is mainly used for determining ore’s mineralogy. TOPAS quantitative phase analysis (QPA) together with a fast detector incorporated in the...
Article - 28 Mar 2014
Pentlandite, nickel iron sulphide, is the principal ore for nickel. Pentlandite is found in the form of massive granular aggregates. It appears as a brassy gold-colored mineral, having similarities in...
Article - 26 Mar 2014
Magnetic separation is a process by which magnetically susceptible material is separated from a mixture by the application of a strong magnetic field. Iron ores are usually subjected to magnetic...
Article - 11 Nov 2021
As part of its transformation strategy, CODELCO, the Chilean state-owned copper mining company, headquartered in Santiago, has partnered with the University of Chile’s Advanced Mining Technology...
Article - 3 Aug 2021
The mining industry is beginning to look to heavy-duty battery electric vehicles to replace its fleets of diesel-powered machines.
Article - 7 May 2021
Increased energy efficiency and renewable energy play a key role in fighting the growing effects of climate change.