The following articles have topped the AusIMM Bulletin website’s most-read list so far in 2020. Find out what you might have missed in our list below.
Exploration is essential to the future of mining, but it is also one of the most easily disrupted activities, especially in times of uncertainty. Hedley Widdup MAusIMM asks: can – and will – the mining industry continue to explore during and after the COVID-19 pandemic?
The AusIMM Awards have been recognising contributions to AusIMM and professional excellence in the resources sector for more than 80 years. Meet our recipients for 2020.
Researchers at State of Play surveyed almost 200 global mining leaders, gathering valuable data on industry reactions and responses to the pandemic.
4 Technical gaps and future capacity requirements for consultants/service providers in the field of mine closure
A survey of ICMM members showed that consultants and service providers are well placed to support the industry across different areas of mine closure. However, ongoing engagement between the industry, consultants and support services is required to make the most of this opportunity and deliver meaningful outcomes.
At the beginning of the year, the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM) at The University of Queensland (UQ) launched a website and online library dedicated to the social aspects of mine closure.
The South Australian Marshall Liberal government was the first government globally to host a $250,000 crowdsourced open data competition to fast-track the discovery of mineral deposits in South Australia. ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge partners with open innovation platform, Unearthed, in a worldwide call for geologists and data scientists to uncover new exploration targets.
As part of AusIMM’s International Women’s Day Event Series, we showcased inspiring stories from our sector. Mining is in Aimee Roger’s blood. Growing up in Cornwall in the United Kingdom, Aimee was inspired by her dad, who was an airleg miner in the local tin mines.
This summary article gives data, analysis and insights from the leading survey of women’s participation in the resources sector, with a focus on the Australasian region.
Located in Western Africa, north of the Gulf of Guinea, Ghana is home to more than 28 million people and has a long history of gold mining.
With the onset of COVID-19, the mining sector has needed to redefine its principal risks. Leaders have refocused to ensure the health and safety of their workforce and the ongoing stability of their operations.