This month’s cover star Hudson Resources is realising a unique opportunity to develop multiple revenue streams from its White Mountain anorthosite mine in Greenland. The resulting GreenSpar and Anocrete products have a diverse range of uses from paints to e-glass fiber.
“I never really understood how powerful storytelling could actually be,” Florence Drummond tells Mining Global. Drawing on her own experiences working as a machine operator for Rio Tinto, she is harnessing the power of social media to start conversations that allow the voices of Indigenous women in mining and resources in Australia (IWIMRA) to be heard.
Also in this edition, the Global Mining Guidelines Group’s (GMG) Chair Michelle Ash holds forth on the challenges facing the industry and how the organisation is supporting safety and sustainability while promoting education around digitisation.
We also analyse EY’s top ten business risks and opportunities for the mining industry in 2020 and profile DRA Global; the diversified global engineering, project delivery and operations management groupis using a holistic approach to unite metallurgists, geologists, miners and management on the best path to profit recovery.
From Brazil and Honduras to Africa and beyond, we look back at a year of transition for the sector and the successful strategies implemented by some of the world’s leading mining companies. If you’re wondering what’s next for the industry, read our review of Mines and Money: London. Europe’s largest mining event covered everything from bauxite to battery metals and asked: Is the coal industry dead? For the answer to that question, and a whole lot more, read on…