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The Belaz75710 – the world’s biggest mining truck

The Belaz75710 – the world’s biggest mining truck

Belaz, a state-owned company from Belarus has created the largest dumptruck in the world. The Belaz 75710 is more than twenty metres long - the length of two double decker buses parked tail to tail – is almost ten metres wide and is eight metres high.   Weighing 360 tonnes when empty,

Tide turns for Ocean floor mining

Tide turns for Ocean floor mining

Nautilus Minerals’ vision of mining the ocean floor for gold, copper and silver has taken a major leap forward with the settlement of a long standing dispute with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government.   Nautilus has pioneered the idea of commercial deep sea mining, winning the

Outlook brightens for mining in 2014

Outlook brightens for mining in 2014

  Funding for mining developments and for mergers and acquisitions activity is expected to pick up significantly in 2014 and confidence is returning to the sector according to a report from consultants Ernst & Young.   There is little doubt that growth is back on the mining and

Tungsten mining to start in Devon

Tungsten mining to start in Devon

Mining for tungsten and tin is to get under way in Devon next year after Australian miner Wolf Minerals obtained final environmental clearance for the open cast development.   Construction works are to start in January on the site at Hemerdon, near Plymouth, after the Environment Agency

Mining exploration budgets fall

Mining exploration budgets fall

Global mining exploration budgets are forecast to have fallen 29% this year in the latest SNL Metals Economics Group Corporate Exploration Strategies survey.   SNL says non ferrous metals exploration worldwide will have fallen to $15.2Bn by the end of this year because of higher operating

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Is there a post-Brexit salary rise? It looks like it...

Is there a post-Brexit salary rise? It looks like it...

Following the Brexit vote in June last year, many experts predicted that markets would continue to fall leaving salaries stagnating and even falling in some sectors. Data shows the pace at which new jobs are being created is still slower than in 2014, with economic growth affected by the

Julian Taylor, Water Recruitment Team Leader

Julian Taylor, Water Recruitment Team Leader

Today we interviewed Julian Taylor, the Head of the Water Team at Anglo. He shares his thoughts on the water industry and gives some useful advice to professionals who are working in the Water and Wastewater industries.   A: What is your professional background? J: Well, I have been in

Some thoughts on the place of Women in Engineering

Some thoughts on the place of Women in Engineering

According to the latest women in engineering statistics from EngineeringUK 2017 report “women make up only 1 in 8 of those in engineering occupations and less than 1 in 10 of those in an engineering role within an engineering company”.  Would having more women engineers help tackle

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