From the US to South Africa and Zacatecas to Sonora, national and local governments around the world take a look at mining policies to enhance the industry’s performance. In doing so, initiatives to make mining more gender equal, accessible to the people and fair in its wealth distribution stand out.
In an exclusive preview of the 2019 Mexico Mining Review edition, Richard Booth, Managing Director for North and South America of MMD Mineral Sizing Central America, talks about the rising importance of truck-free mines and how the company’s solutions are optimizing the industry.
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STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
South Africa strives to shape a more equal and fair mining industry through redistribution of wealth for black shareholders. But will the ripping up of its mining policies be enough to boost the industry? Keep reading!
Trump to yield areas of Minnesota’s Superior National Park to the mining industry. The possibility is expected to benefit Twin Metals’ copper and nickel mine.
Grupo Mexico to invest US$1.6 billion in Sonora. The national mining champion is aiming for three new mines containing zinc, copper and gold.
POLISHING UP THE INDUSTRY
Building gender inclusion in mining? The effort is being made and organizations such as International Women in Mining strive to bring about a more inclusive industry.
Mining machinery giants linked to industry abuses in Myanmar. Komatsu, Caterpillar and Volvo are said to sell machinery to domestic mining companies related to land expropriation and armed conflict.
BREAKING DOWN MINING
Breaking down mining: how the industry works and its intricacies.
Besides cryptocurrency mining, what does blockchain have to do with minerals and why must miners incorporate it in their processes? Blockchain and mining 101.
For more mining news, read from industry evolution to its upcoming horizon.