The following articles from our expert contributors topped the AusIMM Bulletin website’s most-read list in 2018.
Talk to Julie Shuttleworth, deputy CEO of the Fortescue Metals Group, and it’s easy to understand why she has done so well. Her passion and enthusiasm for her work are palpable.
Similar to the growth seen in other industries in the 21st century, the mining industry is experiencing a growing trend in the number of start-up companies in mining-related operations.
As the world’s largest iron ore producer, Western Australia’s iron ore industry is a critical part of the state’s economy and contributes to regional development.
Gabriela Love’s article from our commemorative April 2018 edition is an examination of personal growth and leadership in the resources sector.
The Federal Government delivered their 2018 budget in May, and it forecasted stability and growth in the resources sector while also highlighting the imperative role the industry plays in the Australian economy.
Newport Consulting’s 2017-18 Mining Business Outlook Report showed that confidence has returned, and investment in the sector will follow with the right government policy support.
Employment opportunities in the future will be significantly different from those of the past and educational pathways need to provide for this. Geoscience graduates must have highly transferable generic skills that extend beyond traditional geoscience careers.
A look at how universities and mining schools might address the need for modernised curricula to ensure properly qualified resources industry professionals for the 21st century.
A review of historical and current life-of-mine (LOM) practices from a socioeconomic and environmental perspective. This article is abridged from the concluding paper in the recent AusIMM Spectrum 24 From Start to Finish: A Life-of-Mine Perspective.
Drones are becoming more and more popular in mining, but using them in smart and novel ways will make this technology truly transformative.