Virginia Heffernan

How CIM helped an industry rocked by scandal get back on the level

Remembering Westray

David Meffe

Disastrous 1992 Nova Scotia mine explosion spurred legislative changes that critics argue need to be better enforced

A quantitative approach to project assessment

"The mining industry likes to speak with certainty, " says Mohan Srivastava, VP of TriStar Gold, and when it comes to resource reporting that means what is stated is almost certainly wrong. The geostatistician proposes another way of imagining a gold project. 

Six strategies for cutting political risk in mining projects

Mining companies now must put more equity into projects in risky countries. While there is no silver bullet, Mauro Chiesa provides some strategies to mitigate risk.