May 17, 2019
Rapid advances in technology innovation, including automation, digitization and electrification, are fundamentally changing how the mining sector operates. These new technologies reshaping the sector include autonomous vehicles, remote operating cent ...
February 28, 2019
What opportunities and challenges do VSIs in mining present? We spoke with Laura Turley, Associate, IISD, to find out.
January 16, 2019
Mining can do more than create wealth: it can contribute to the well-being of a whole country. To accomplish this, governments and mining companies alike need to integrate environmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs) into mining projects.
December 17, 2018
Many resource-rich developing countries use tax incentives in the hope of attracting mining investment. Is this the best tool for sustainable development? Alexandra Readhead explores more.
November 29, 2018
Many countries have embarked on a quest for what seems to be some sort of Holy Grail: the formalization of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector. UNITAR's handbook can help them achieve this goal.