All articles by Smruthi Nadig

Smruthi Nadig

Digital transformation: how Australian mining is embracing technological innovation

To increase productivity and take necessary safety measures, Australian miners are investing in AI, sensors and tunnel safety optimisation. Smruthi Nadig investigates.

Clean energy and critical minerals: inside mining in British Columbia

British Columbia spent about $550.8m in mineral exploration spending in just 2022, the highest spending recorded in the country. Smruthi Nadig reports.

Managing mining’s environmental waste

Global coal consumption increased by 1.2% in 2022, recording the highest record since 2013. Smruthi Nadig asks what the sector can do.

Platinum demand forecast for 2023 up by 24%, supply by 3%

The 2022 fourth-quarter report suggests significant growth in platinum investments in 2023.

What can be learned from mining accidents in 2022?

Hazardous working conditions at extraction sites have led to mining accidents. Smruthi Nadig asks what can be learned from these fatal events.

UK to collaborate with Saudi Arabia on diversifying critical minerals

The partnership deal would diversify the UK government’s critical minerals supply chains with Saudi Arabia.

Brazilian election winner promises to update “insufficient” climate plans

Lula defeats Bolsonaro in Brazilian elections on Sunday, pledging to preserve the Amazon forest.

Carbon offsetting could delay net-zero targets: CCC report

Report finds carbon offsetting can mask companies’ “insufficient efforts” to reduce their emissions.