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January 2022

Happy New Year! Make sure to check out Global Mining Review’s first issue of 2022, which, as usual, is packed full of all the latest mining industry news and insights. Deloitte and Kalkine’s special reports are must reads, and don’t miss out on all new technical articles from Becker Mining Systems, Metso Outotec, Terex, Orica, and more!

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10 Redefining The Mining Industry
Andrew Swart, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, outlines 10 trends that may shape the global mining industry over the next 12 months.

18 Can Silver Hit The Ball Out Of The Park?
Kunal Sawhney, Kalkine Group, Australia, considers the present state of silver and whether it has enough steam to continue performing well in the future.

22 Go With The Flow
Dario Ivan Velazquez, Joshua Dandurand-Parent, Shivan Singh, Joe Bacon III, and Steve Burton, Becker Mining Systems, provide insight into long-term evolution technology and its impact on ventilation control.

27 Making A Difference One Wear Part At A Time
Metso Outotec discusses various approaches that can be taken to make mill liner design, usage, and disposal more sustainable.

31 Crushing And Screening Challenges For The Mining Industry
Mohit Kumar, Terex, India, considers some solutions to the most significant crushing and screening challenges faced by the mining industry today – with a particular focus on iron ore mining in India.

35 Preventing Conveyor Fires
R. Todd Swinderman, Martin Engineering, USA, outlines best practices for preventing conveyor fires.

42 Future-Proofing Operations Using Automation
Marcos Hillal, ABB, Brazil, explains how increased automation equals more efficient and sustainable mine operations.

47 Pumping Sustainability
Erik Vlot and Job Kruyswijk, Weir Minerals, the Netherlands, identify how to make tailings management more sustainable.

51 Showing Blasting’s Sustainability Value
Ralf Hennecke, BME, part of the Omnia Group, South Africa, details how blasting technology can help mines with their long-term contribution to sustainability.

55 Blasting A New Dimension
Timothy Ross, Orica, Australia, discusses how innovations in bulk explosives can offer mines greater flexibility, control, accuracy, and efficiency.

58 The Path To Collaboration, Communication, And Transparency
Pieter Neethling, Seequent, New Zealand, examines how digital tools can be used to help drive collaboration, communication, and transparency.

63 Transforming Underground Mining With Wireless Communication
Dr Eric Pohlmann, Nerospec SK GmbH, Germany, evaluates the value of wireless communication and its potential to transform underground mining operations.

67 Extracting Africa’s Mining Potential
Boris Ivanov, Emiral Resources Ltd, UAE, provides insight into the potential for Africa’s mining industry to drive economic growth and development on the continent, and in the global energy transition.

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