Environment

Two liabilities, one stone

Christopher Pollon

Professor Ward Wilson is working on a project to combine wet tailings with acid rock drainage to eliminate both risks

How to use drones for reclamation planning

Kelsey Martin

As reclamation performance becomes a more important part of the permitting process, UAVs could provide a simple tool to help companies plan for post-operation

The closer

Kylie Williams

Closure should not just happen at the end of a mine’s life, says Anglo American’s head of mine closure planning, Carl Grant

The green president

Kevin Martin

Martín Vizcarra went from unknown diplomat to Peruvian president overnight and has made sustainable mining part of his mandate

One size doesn't fit all

Kylie Williams

Saskatchewan Research Council is using custom-designed covers and 3D mapping to begin the remediation of abandoned Cold War legacy uranium mine sites in the province’s remote north

A remediation idea takes root

Christopher Pollon

Are metal- and hydrocarbon-eating plants the answer to cleaning up brownfields? Nicholas Brereton of Université de Montréal aims to find out

Turf-covered geomembranes

A closure method to reduce financial and environmental liability

The nuts and bolts of 3D printing

Stacey DelVecchio explains how Caterpillar is using 3D printing now and the company's vision for how it will be used in heavy equipment and mining in the future

Goldie Nejat creates helpers for helpers

Nejat's passion for engineering and healthcare led her to the study of assistive robots