When we think of successful mines, we often think of large, elaborate operations. However, smart mines may soon be more important than big ones.
Mine management is at the centre of many mine supervisors’ concerns. But can we have tech such as AI, automation and cloud computing, too?
Seven major mining companies are partnering with the World Economic Forum to track their supply chains with blockchain technology.
Intelligent mines increase productivity and reframe the way we mine. ‘Smart mining’ means a more efficient, cost effective and improved industry.
You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘reuse, recycle and repurpose’ – but going digital in recycling could actually reduce our environmental footprint.
Data is everywhere, and companies are becoming increasingly reliable on it. Yet many cannot actually confirm its trustworthiness.
The circular economy does not have to be a threat to mining. Recycling and reusing can, in fact, complement the mining industry.
The problem with gold forgery goes further than you might think. ‘Dirty gold’ is overtaking the market, mined by child labourers and inherently unethical.
Precious metals streaming is a small, but extremely prosperous, sector in mining. Blockchain technology could change the way it handles data.