Addressing challenges. Tailings management is becoming an everbigger challenge for the mining industry. Ore grades are generally declining – as the best known deposits are steadily being depleted – causing us to need more ore to yield the same amount of metals and minerals.
By Warren Beech, partner and head of mining at law firm Hogan Lovells The various challenges being faced by the South African Exploration and Mining Industry are generally summarised into 8 key challenges, namely: the global financial crisis, and the impact that this has had on global demand, regulatory and legislative uncertainty, infrastructure, ports, rails, [.]
Throughout the mining industry and across its spectrum of stakeholders, ESG and related sustainability issues are taking on increasing importance. This webinar will explore five key areas of particular relevance as the industry navigates its way through the varying aspects of ESG.
Companies in the metals and mining industry have a responsibility to minimize their environmental impacts through costeffective processes and technologies for water and wastewater treatment. However, to deal with the problem effectively, you need to know the biggest wastewater treatment problems in the metals and mining industry. Here, we discuss 6 of them.
Here are four examples of issues that have historically plagued the mining industry and new solutions that aim to address them. 1. Problem: Mine operators don't have a means to estimate the minutetominute status of mine conditions or the location of their workers.
I can't speak for the whole of Africa but I can speak from the region I come from. In my Country there is little interest in mining industries and not a lot of effort done. Why? It is focusing on an EastAsian style development which places heavy ...
In its Annual Review for 2012, Gold Fields recaps the biggest issues facing the sector and what they imply. Anyone that has followed the gold sector over the last 12 months should be fairly aware ...
"Safety is probably one of the biggest success stories for the mining industry over the last 20 years. In a country where the general safety culture is very weak, as for example reflected in road deaths, the mining industry has done extremely well to reduce fatalities from above a 1 000 a year less than 20 years ago to the current levels in the 70s.
Mining Industries In Nigeria Problems Facing Problems Of Mining In Nigeria High Risk And Health Hazard Mining naturally is a risky venture but in Nigeria the risk level is even much higher than in many other countries of the world where technological advancement and better methods have lowered the risk involved.
· The mining industry comes with its fair share of challenges; from scarce resources to uncertainty around commodity prices, miners are always looking at ways to overcome barriers to stay competitive. Below we explore 5 challenges currently facing the industry.
Despite the loosening of some investors' purse strings, funding and cash flow lead the list of challenges facing the mining industry, according to Ernst are the top 10 risks, as rated by the firm.
While the future of coal is up in the air due to a variety of challenges facing the mining industry, this much seems clear—there's plenty of work for lawyers. The latest example was Revelation Energy LLC, which is based in West ia and is one of the industry's largest producers.
Issues facing the travel and tourism industry. Last month we examined some of the challenges facing the tourism industry in 2016. This month, we examine some of the other challenges with which ...
Zambia's mining challenges Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) is planning to invest over US1 billion as part of its construction of three new mine shafts. The company plans to make the investments between now and 2018, as part of what MCM dubs its "commitment to turning Mopani into a worldclass mining operation by 2023".
Tilman Speer examines the challenges facing the mining industry, and highlights the importance of efficient local support and repair services Equipment used in the mining industries is subject to extreme mechanical stresses: it has to operate in challenging climatic environments, yet has to work reliably with an operational lifespan frequently measured in decades.
Top 4 Challenges Facing The Mining Industry groundHog Market Volatility and Weak Global DemandResource Scarcity and QualityTalent ShortageResource Nationalism and Regulations The global commodities boom in the early 2000s was driven primarily by the rapid expansion of the Chinese economy. However, as China's economy gradually shifted away from resourceintensive .