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Industrial captaincy

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Industrial captaincy

Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik Group, shares some of his extensive knowledge on the challenges faci...

Management material

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Crushing and screening

Management material

General manager Bernie Cleary is charged with the overall gold production at the Regis Rosemont mine in Wes...

Unearthing talent

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Drilling / Exploration

Unearthing talent

With more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, Mark Roderick, general manager at Australia-b...

Master blaster

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Master blaster

For three days in November, Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology conducted the 11th annual Quarry Aca...

For the love of the mine

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For the love of the mine

Rick Howes has seen it all. With 35 years of industry experience, the CEO of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has held...

Rock stars

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Rock tools and systems

Rock stars

When Udo Fischer first walked into the Sandvik cemented carbide production unit in Västberga in 1965, he wa...

Brain trust

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Brain trust

Changes in mining have traditionally moved slowly, but if the industry is to find ways to reverse its “accumulated...

Salt of the earth

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Loading and hauling

Salt of the earth

For the past century, the Bernburg mine has produced salt in the heart of Germany. In fact, salt production can be...

Arctic born and bred

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Drilling / Surface drilling

Arctic born and bred

Living in remote Arctic Norway may sound like a challenge for some, but not to lifelong resident Emil Dæhli...

The whiff of success

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Exploration

The whiff of success

The Gold Sniffer’s journey from innovative idea to revolutionary product was a long one for inventor Jim K...

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Matching wits

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Matching wits

In these days of digitalization and automation, understanding R&D for mining equipment manufacturers can be an...

Mountain manager

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Mountain manager

Site manager and engineer Ines Hagspiel wears many hats – only one of them made from reinforced plastic. Her exper...

Around the world in 30 years

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Around the world in 30 years

In September 2010, Kinross acquired the Chirano mine in Ghana. The mine is situated on the Bibiani gold belt, and ...

Industrial captaincy

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Industrial captaincy

Björn Rosengren, President and CEO of Sandvik Group, shares some of his extensive knowledge on the challenges faci...

Trapping CO2

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Trapping CO2

Stuart Hazeldine, professor of carbon capture and storage at the University of Edinburgh, talks about how carbon c...

Master blaster

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Master blaster

For three days in November, Dyno Nobel and Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology conducted the 11th annual Quarry Aca...

Brain trust

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Brain trust

Changes in mining have traditionally moved slowly, but if the industry is to find ways to reverse its “accumulated...

Salt of the earth

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Loading and hauling

Salt of the earth

For the past century, the Bernburg mine has produced salt in the heart of Germany. In fact, salt production can be...

Doctor in the house

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Doctor in the house

The mining sector is currently in a down cycle, the effects of which have miners the world over wondering when com...

Perpetual payoffs

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Perpetual payoffs

With the launch of Abitibi Royalty Search, Abitibi Royalities CEO Ian Ball is looking to gain exposure to ...

For the love of the mine

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For the love of the mine

Rick Howes has seen it all. With 35 years of industry experience, the CEO of Dundee Precious Metals (DPM) has held...

Mr Efficiency

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Drilling / Surface drilling

Mr Efficiency

As Section Head of Drilling and Blasting for the mining contractor PAMA at the Jembayan coal mine in Indon...