Could mining asteroids save Earth?

Could mining asteroids save Earth?

Published on February 7, 2017
Natural Resources are critical to society.  Without them, virtually everything that defines the...

Leveraging Integrated Mine Planning to Control Costs at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine

Leveraging Integrated Mine Planning to Control Costs at Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine

Published on February 2, 2017
Located in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut, about 2,600 kilometers northwest of Toronto, the Mea...

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

The Path to Mining Execution Excellence

Published on January 24, 2017
Mining company profits are being pressured by the uncertainty that remains in the global econom...

Going Lean at Oyu Tolgoi

Going Lean at Oyu Tolgoi

Published on January 17, 2017
At Oyu Tolgoi on Mongolia’s vast, windswept South Gobi Desert, where nomads still watch over th...

Managing by Metrics

Managing by Metrics

Published on January 10, 2017
Growing support for ‘lean’ mining A growing chorus of industry leaders is calling for mor...

Sustainable Innovation for Business and the Planet

Sustainable Innovation for Business and the Planet

Published on January 3, 2017
The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion people in 2050. There are already 7.3 b...

Technical innovations in natural resources

Technical innovations in natural resources

Published on November 25, 2016
By Catherine Bolgar Natural resources companies, like those in many sectors, are adapting techn...

Robot Miners of the Deep

Robot Miners of the Deep

Published on September 2, 2016
By Catherine Bolgar A combination of technological advances, from such unrelated fields as smar...

How can technology protect natural resources?

How can technology protect natural resources?

Published on January 26, 2016
In recent years, due to growth in places like China and India and increasing urbanization, dema...

Harvesting data to feed the world

Harvesting data to feed the world

Published on October 12, 2015
Written by Catherine Bolgar   In the 1950s and ‘60s, the green revolution sharply increase...