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From camels to flying carpets

Mining and the trade in metals shaped the ancient world. And in almost every case, the transportation system for the metal industries was..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

The ascendancy of brainpower

A globally significant mining cluster doesn’t just materialize at the snap of one’s fingers. Like good wine, it takes time to mature...

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Developing countries fuel commodity supercycle

tan Sudol has one of the most active mining blogs in North America: www.republicofmining.com. It has recently been added to a Top Ten..

December 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Hooray, we lose!

Hooray, we lose! The mining industry in Australia is going to war. It will be marching with the Australian Chamber of Commerce, the..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Offshore wind and solar power: wacky or inevitable?

Professor Dean Millar, MIRARCO research chair for energy in mining, is a voice in the wilderness working away on what some would consider..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Building human capacity: the Vale solution

The global mining industry will face a serious problem in the near future acquiring and developing the human potential required to maintain..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

The Rube Goldberg economy

Development economics is infested with acronyms. There was the BRIC – Brazil, Russia India and China, and now the BRICS – the BRIC..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Mining industry soars once more

The mining industry, like life itself, has often been described as a roller coaster, climbing to nose bleed altitudes and then suddenly..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Innovation in hard rock mining alive and well

In the past weeks and months, it has become evident that the mining sector is on a continuous upswing.  There is a general consensus that..

June 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

The not-new, not-a-cycle supercycle

Mr. Keynes had it right: the financial community is very, very emotional. We are barely climbing out of what many were calling the great..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
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