Digital Mining Articles


The future of all-electric sustainable mining technologies

How far away are we from all-electric mines? We take a look at the key players and new technologies driving electrification in the mining industry


Sandvik wins record SEK330m battery electric vehicles order

Engineering group's fleet of battery electric trucks, loaders, drills and on-site service will support Foran Mining's McIlvenna Bay project in Saskatchewan

UK highlights five critical minerals in new strategy

Iridium, manganese, nickel, phosphates and ruthenium are make it onto the critical list of the UK's new critical minerals strategy


BHP starts solar installations at Leinster Nickel Operation

By the end of 2022, over 20,000 solar panels will go into the Northern Goldfields, helping to power BHP Nickel West’s mining and concentrating operations


Pensana breaks ground on UK sustainable metals hub

Pensana claims Humber hub will be the world's first rare earth processing facility powered by offshore wind


Rio Tinto signs MoU with Ford and settles Australia tax

Rio Tinto will supply Ford with lithium, low-carbon aluminium and copper and agrees to pay retrospective tax of A$613m to the Australian Taxation Office


BHP and Tata Steel partner on low carbon steel

BHP and Tata Steel intend to collaborate on using biomass as a source of energy and applying carbon capture and utilisation in steel production


Wheaton Precious Metals bolsters sustainability credit links

President and CEO Randy Smallwood wants streaming and mining industry peers "to do the same" by linking sustainability goals and credit facilities