Blogs

Doug Belle

How phosphates feed the world

Doug Belle | Modern Mining | January 18, 2018
It’s a hungry world. The population is expected to increase by almost a third over the next few decades, and there’s not enough arable land to grow the food that people will need to survive.
Alvaro Rozo

Together, mining and digital will forge brave new worlds, better futures

Alvaro Rozo | Modern Mining, The Sustainable Business Model, Responsible Energy | December 21, 2017
With the value of mining stocks falling dramatically in recent years and the market for sustainable products growing exponentially, many commodities have reached a critical point. They must transform themselves to be competitive and redefine their value to their shareholders.
Thessygan Moodley

Road mapping digital transformation

Thessy Moodley | Modern Mining, Digital Operations | December 7, 2017
Today, operators believe the digital revolution to be a game-changer. All eyes are on the prize, hoping it will produce step changes in safety, productivity, cost efficiency, and overall performance.
Michel Carreau

Energy storage: a kW saved is a kW earned

Michel Carreau | Responsible Energy, Modern Mining | December 6, 2017
Rising energy prices. Carbon-emitting fuels. An aging grid and transmission system, already challenged by constantly increasing power loads. Could today’s new energy storage technologies be the answer?
Carlo Cristofari

Get an experienced guide to the digital ecosystem

Carlo Cristofari | Digital Operations, Modern Mining | November 27, 2017
Broad in scope and complex in detail, the digital transformation so many companies are undergoing is more of a journey than a destination. Here are ten things you should know to help you better manage your digital ecosystem.
Alvaro Rozo

Standards and guidelines are mining’s next frontier

Alvaro Rozo | Modern Mining | August 30, 2017
Mining and mineral processing have traditionally been slow to collaborate, hesitant to change. No longer. The Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group is bringing the sector together to develop much-needed guidelines and practices.
Janice Bolen

Steel and sustainability: new ideas, better solutions

Janice Bolen | The Sustainable Business Model, Responsible Energy, Modern Mining | August 16, 2017
The whole world is working to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change. The steel industry is stepping up too, finding new ways to curb energy consumption and become more environmentally sustainable.