• Abandoned potential

    Abandoned mine waste has been successfully transformed into glass, which can be used to create glass-ceramics, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Have we found a successor for TNT?

    Khai Trung Le talks to David Chavez about a melt-cast bis- oxadiazole compound that could be the ideal replacement for the longstanding and toxic explosive, TNT.
  • Powering the pits

    As pressure mounts on mining companies to improve their environmental image, are renewable sources of energy the answer? Kathryn Allen asks Charles Hendry, former Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
  • MP&EM Newsletter Issue 9

    The Minerals Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Board are pleased to advise that Issue #9 of our topical e-Newsletter has been uploaded to the IOM3 web site.
  • Mining Technology, Vol. 127, No. 3

    Mining Technology , Vol. 127, No. 3, is now available. Memebers can read for free.
  • What lies beneath

    A new method for processing data from seismic surveys could help give a more detailed view of underground oil reserves, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Lithium in the future

    On 9–10 April 2018, the Geological Society held the Lithium: From Exploration to End-User conference as part of their 2018 Year of Resources. Ellis Davies reports.
  • The value of dematerialisation

    Dematerialisation – the reduction of materials in products and services – may become a key tenet in the circular economy. But how do you define it, and how can materials science and industry benefit? Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Aquatic life suffers under coal mining

    Current US regulations are found to be insufficient to protect fish, salamanders, and invertebrates from the impacts of mining waste. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Underwater treasure

    A potentially game changing deposit of rare earth elements has been discovered in Japanese waters, but an efficient means of extraction is yet to be developed, as Ellis Davies reports.

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