Top 10 Mining Innovations

Top 10 Mining Innovations

Tunnel borer automation

Tunnel boring is a familiar concept to the industry of mining. Automating the process increases several beneficial verticals, such as precision, particularly in area where excavation poses stability risks, miner safety, and speed. This automation borer is going to happen soon. Global mining group Rio Tinto and the Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) have already teamed up to put this innovation to good use.

Eco-friendlier ore consumption

The two biggest demands required for ore processing are energy and water. Rio Tinto is using a new method ‘Copper NuWaveTM in Utah at its Kennecott Copper Mine that changing the […]

Reasons Why CSR is A MUST-TO-DO!

Reasons Why CSR is A MUST-TO-DO!

From community’s perspective, mining companies need to provide a mechanism of compensation for the social and environment costs associated with mining. The costs are associated with environmental impact of the industry, higher food and housing costs, and social impacts from the increase number of workers living in the area.

There are some benefits of doing CSR programs for the mining companies. First, to build better relations between local communities and them. With good relations, economic risks (for example: project delays) can be avoided. According to the World Bank, the mining industry has become a very technologically complex sector which […]