How Alick defied the odds

For some, a successful career unfolds neatly and easily, with few complications; for others, it has to be fought for every step of the...

The batteries of the future

Battery metals is a fast-evolving sector in mining, with enormous potential for growth. An entire day was spent discussing the potential of the African...

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Gold

It’s been discovered on every continent on earth, it’s edible, our oceans contain nearly 20 million tonnes of it, and it’s perhaps the metal...

Making it in Mauritania

Anthony Mukutuma currently runs First Quantum Minerals’ Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania. In this interview, he talks about his career path, life in...

Mining metals in space

Asteroids are huge lumps of rock – some barely a few hundred metres in length – hurtling through space; and they are focusing minds...

Zambia drops out of top 50 global mining jurisdictions

Zambia’s position in the latest Fraser Index has plummeted. The country’s placing in the index, which measures how a country is seen as a...