Upfront: Open pit mining

Iron ore slope design BHP

A path that paid off

BHP Billiton Iron Ore used geochemistry to make its case for slope redesign. By Eavan Moore

Barrick Cortez Hills conveyor energy

Are trucks the right tool for the job?

Barrick and Deloitte rethink the miner’s approach to energy. By Chris Balcom

Mining Cote d'Ivoire SNC

Complex project poses many questions

How SNC-Lavalin and Société des Mines d’Ity are working out the future of one of Côte d’Ivoire’s oldest mines. By Antoine Dion-Ortega

Greg Lilleyman

Q&A with Greg Lilleyman

The head of Rio Tinto’s cutting-edge research speaks about his work. By Eavan Moore

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