Issue 2023-05 Critical resources

Company insights

Rare earths, heavy mineral sands, niobium and tantalum as well as the battery raw materials lithium and cobalt are some of the critical resources that are subject to a high supply risk. A lot...


Conservative design central to meeting tailings standards

The pressure on International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) member mining companies to comply with the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management (GISTM) is growing, with the first deadline...


Lithium in Africa: Another sleeping giant!

Many Germans associate Africa chiefly with chaos, war and hunger. But in the past ten years, many countries on the continent have shown stability. In particular, the West African nations have...


New ground-breaking method allows nearly 100 % recovery of REEs in Fetsjön

The mining company Eurobattery Minerals AB (Nordic Growth Market: "BAT" and Börse Stuttgart: "EBM"; in short: "EBM", "Eurobattery" or "the Company") received the first results from the research...


ABMEC Membership going from strength to strength.

In the six months to 1 April 2023, ABMEC (the Trade Association for the British mining supply chain) welcomed several new members representing a broad spectrum of products and services essential to...

Issue 2023-04

Life Cycle Services contract covering ten HIGmills™

Metso Outotec has signed a three-year Life Cycle Services (LCS) contract for the service of ten Metso Outotec supplied HIGmill™ fine grinding units to a mining customer in Asia Pacific. The purpose of...

Issue 2023-04 Sustainable future

Mining: a vital link in the transition to a net-zero economy

Modern society is heavily reliant on metals and minerals and the demand is growing, driven by a combination of global trends. The rising urbanization and higher living standards are pushing up the...

Issue 2023-04 Mining Trends 2023

Forecasts for the further development of the mining industry in 2023

The mining industry is bracing itself for a turbulent year in 2023. In this article, various key trends are discussed. These include the investment situation, developments in the mining of...


Atlas Copco and Airlif Compressors deliver toughest mobile compressed air solution for opencast mines in South Africa

Atlas Copco Power Technique and long-standing distributor, Airlif Compressors & Pumps, have once again collaborated to deliver a reliable compressed air solution to a foremost opencast mine customer...


Metso Outotec to supply copper solvent extraction and electrowinning technology to North America

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the supply of copper solvent extraction and electrowinning technology to North America. The order value of approximately € 50 million has been booked in the...