Mining Technology

Mining Technologies For the Mines of the Future

They say that if aliens ever stop by long enough to express a real interest in what we’re getting up to, they might find a few things to be puzzling. For example, why do we spend billions of dollars finding gold, digging it up, then putting it all in a heavily guarded place to make sure […]

How Rio Tinto Uses Technology For Ethical Mining

Ethical mining. It seems like a contradiction in terms, like ethical hacking. Or it might even sound like fake news. But in a world where companies monitor social media channels for PR damage control, it pays to be more socially responsible these days. Mining is obviously a dangerous occupation – how many miners-trapped-in-a-mine disaster stories have […]