Mining

Zimbabwe joins the wave of resource nationalism

In December 2022, Zimbabwe banned raw lithium ore exports to minimise the economic potential of artisanal mining and encourage investments…

Can software and data improve ESG in mining?

The mining industry remains one of the world’s biggest polluters, yet it is a cornerstone of the world’s economy, and…

“Important and timely”: How the mining industry collaborates to cut emissions

Tackling the world’s lurch towards environmental catastrophe is no easy task, and many of the world’s industrial leaders are relying…

Why has Canada banned Chinese mining investments?

Canada has become the latest country to announce protectionist measures to block ownership by Chinese companies of local companies. On…

Weekly data: Copper demand is outrunning supply

Copper prices are fluctuating amid a fear of global recession as inflation hits double digits across North America and Europe.…

How the energy transition was used as justification to continue mining during the pandemic

While most industries experienced shutdowns during the pandemic, the mining industry was, apart from some brief pauses, deemed essential in…

Mining sector commits to ESG, but more action is needed

Mining companies are making progress on decarbonisation, according to a report on the mining sector from Energy Monitor’s parent company…

Responsible mining in the 21st century

Mining by nature has large scale and far-reaching potential in social profitability, bringing immense investment and wealth to nations. However,…