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2021’s most read articles…

The top 10 most read articles published on The Intelligent Miner in 2021…

As 2021 draws to a close, and we all begin winding down and thinking about setting our out-of-office responses for the break, it’s a good time to reflect on what has happened over the last year.

While there are some exciting changes in the works for The Intelligent Miner in 2022, first let’s revisit some of the top articles we published in 2021…

(If you want a refresher of what happened in 2020, check out last year’s post on the top 10 most read articles of 2020)

1. Interview with the alchemist

Carly Leonida interviewed Dr Anita Parbhakar-Fox from the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland, who is developing new ways to characterise mine waste to better understand their potential value. Read on…

2. Urban mining: the hidden value of e-waste

Ailbhe Goodbody explored how urban mining can add significant value to traditional mining business models, and spoke to Argo Natural Resources Fred White about the company’s work with Deep Eutectic Solvents. Read on…

3. How to deliver mining projects on time and in budget

Carly Leonida and Jason Fearnow explored how a more holistic approach inclusive of new models and optimised teams can deliver better outcomes for large-scale mining capital projects. Read on…

4. Consumerism & the mining industry: part 2

The second part of Elizabeth Freele and Carly Leonida’s two-part discussion on society’s relationship with the mining industry and the ways in which it is changing. Read on…

5. Decarbonising mining: shifting from a challenge to opportunity mindset

Carly Leonida spoke to Sonia Van Ballaert from IBM Global Markets and Mark Hannan from Shell about how decarbonisation in mining is not purely a challenge, it’s also a great opportunity for operational optimisation. Read on…

6. My 10-year manifesto for the mining & metals industry

Carly Leonida shared her wish list of 10 things she would like to see happen in the mining sector over the next decade, in no particular order. Read on…

7. Sustainable mining by drilling

Carly Leonida spoke to Novamera CEO Dustin Angelo to find out how precision mining could solve some of the mining industry’s biggest challenges. Read on…

8. Five applications for 3D printing in mining

Ailbhe Goodbody reviewed some key areas where 3D printing is proving useful, from printing spare parts and PPE to producing industrial-grade diamonds for cutting. Read on…

9. Good as new: mines see cost & energy savings from remanufacturing

Ailbhe Goodbody examined how remanufacturing is a smart move to consider for mines that are looking to drive down their waste and improve circularity in their businesses while reducing operational costs. Read on…

10. Graphene: mining’s wonder material?

Ailbhe Goodbody looked at some of graphene’s potential applications in the mining industry and speaks to Puruvi Poddar from Tirupati Graphite and Mike Bell at First Graphene to find out more about their R&D in this area. Read on…

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