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China Sneezed and the Mining Industry Caught Pneumonia

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: Alan Novak As noted in a recent Financial Post article, the world’s largest mining companies have fallen on hard times. Since 2011, global mining stocks have lost $1.4 trillion in value; more than the value of Apple, Exxon Mobil and Google combined. A few charts of the underlying commodities and related company stocks show […]

Water-the Big Mining Problem

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, July 29th, 2013. No comments yet
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Whether you live in parts of the world experiencing drought conditions, or are in a water-intensive industry such as mining, water availability is a key issue. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo, a member of the mining industry team, explores mining’s water challenges. Here in Austin, Texas, summer is in full swing with temperatures soaring above 100F […]

Long Term Copper Investments Remain Positive, But Not Without Challenges

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, May 6th, 2013. One comment so far
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Commodities prices such as copper continue to fluctuate based on the economic softness in certain regions of the world. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo of the metals and mining industry team, shares his perspectives from the recent CRU World Copper Conference. Last April, I attended CRU’s 12th World Copper Conference in Santiago, Chile [CRU was originally […]

Technology and Innovation Attract Next-Gen Mining Workers

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals, Technologies on Monday, March 25th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo of the metals and mining industry team describe what the industry is doing to attract the next generation of professionals. I attended the annual conference of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) in Denver, Colorado this past February. At the opening, speakers talk about how the mining industry needs […]