Top pioneering mining technology innovators and developers will be
honoured by inclusion in the inaugural global Mining Technology Hall of
Fame next year, to shine the light on the people – past and present –
behind the “leaps of progress” that had changed the industry for the
Economic forecaster BIS Shrapnel has said that the mining industry would
continue to be a positive driver of the Australian economy over the
next five years, despite a predicted fall in investment in the sector.
Skills shortages remain top of mind for Canadian resources and mining
sector employers, after 75% of companies polled in a recent
international recruitment agency Hays Canada survey described the
shortage as “moderate” to “significant”.
On National Nuclear Technology Day in Iran, the government celebrated by
announcing the full operation of Ardakan Yellowcake Production Plant,
which is located in Yazd province in central Iran. It will process
approximately 60 tons of uranium annually excavated from Saghand 1 and
2, two nearby mines.
There are times when the sun never sets on Antarctica, but a long-term
Australian programme encouraging people to “live the dream” and work in
the vast frozen landscape is having to extend a deadline for the project
due to a shortage of applicants.
China’s Baoshan Iron &Steel, the country’s largest listed
steelmaker, said it will invest $1.3billion in a natural gas pipeline
project led by China National Petroleum Corp. Narrowing margins and
weaker growth in demand have prompted steelmakers in China, the world’s
top steel producer, to seek more cooperation with downstream users to