Reforesting surface-mined land can be tricky – but this US nonprofit is doing just that to help reduce the impact of climate change and create local jobs.
Electric vehicles' batteries require metals like lithium. These can be recycled from existing batteries through bioleaching, using microbes to oxidise metal.
Steel is the foundation of our buildings, vehicles, and industries, with 1,864 million metric tons of crude steel produced in 2020, according to the World Steel Association.
New report from ICMM highlights the critical role the mining industry can play in supporting mining communities to develop the skills needed for new roles.
Only a small percentage of Li-ion batteries are recycled and in several well documented cases, the cobalt needed to make them is mined using child labor.
We outline the 10 forces which will impact and shape the future of mining and how responsible businesses should approach the complex challenges ahead.
This research is a positive step towards increasing the sustainability of rare-earth metals, while helping the supply chain in the digital revolution.
Realizing the energy transition poses some major challenges. Could a hybrid approach that leverages fossil fuel energy alongside renewables be the answer?
Consumers are always chasing the best products, from better cameras to more storage. Yet constant upgrades have created a growing global e-waste challenge.
The mining industry could collaborate more effectively to improve environmental, social and governance standards as world moves to a lower-carbon economy.
As some parts of the world switch away from ‘black gold’, countries in Asia could decide if this fossil fuel has a future.
The moon is filled with masses of sought-after resources, like thorium, uranium, Iron and Helium-3. Kings College London Professor, Tony Milligan explains how we can make moon mining fair.
New technologies could help the mining and metals industry improve safety, productivity and environmental management. How can it prepare its workers and host communities?
The mining and metals sector is facing a raft of transformational pressures. Here's how the industry can respond – and strengthen its role in the coming era.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on the price of metals, energy and food, with record lows for oil and highs for gold. Here's the World Bank's forecast for their recovery.