Mineral deposit

The best made plans - planning changes affecting mineral production

Reviewing changes to the UK's local planning system that affect mineral production.

Planning reform

The article describes the planning issues affecting new projects across England and Wales.

Opening up oilsands - extraction processes for the Canadian oilsands

Nexen Inc claims to be pioneering the next generation of oilsands development in Canada, we look at its extraction process.

Platinum Jubilee – processing developments

Company and processing developments in the Bushveld, South Africa.

Changing tyres – natural rubber

Dr Stuart Cook, Director of Research, at the Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre in Brickendonbury, UK, discusses how natural rubber can meet the demands of the modern tyre.