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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

Money, brains and buried treasure

It’s no accident that 22,000 members of the global mining community take over Front Street in Toronto every year about this time...

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

Growing your company for a global market

One of the most consistent questions from the SAMSSA membership is how do we build a truly viable and vital company that can meet all the..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

The Age of Design

Mining machines are getting prettier. Today, there is a lineup of machines in the square outside my window at the university. The Canadian..

December 1, 2010 with 0 Comments
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