Integrating photovoltaics (PV) into steel roofing can create ‘active buildings’ that generate, store and release their own power, says Professor Dave Worsley FIMMM, of the University of Swansea’s College of Engineering, UK, and recipient of this year’s IOM3 Bessemer Gold Medal from the Iron and Steel Society.
Adaptive and agile supply chains have characterised the mass-production of ventilators to meet the spike in demand due to COVID-19. A recent online event that explored what this could mean for future flexible supply chains.
Items in this journal issue consider BIF-hosted deposit unit differentiation using multivariate Gaussian processes on measure while drilling data, defining geologic domains using cluster analysis and indicator correlograms; and economic geology and genesis of kaolin resources in the East African Rift system and more.
Papers in this new journal issue include a look at a virtual monitoring method of operation conditions for mining and transporting equipment based on real-time data, safe exploitation of developed pillars of a coal seam above fire affected areas and a digital hierarchical model of lumpiness of blasted rock mass.
Containing papers regarding microwave fragmentation of a synthetic alundum-pyrite ore, a study of the kinetics of the magnesium leaching from serpentine bearing chromite overburden rocks for mineral carbonation and vanadium extraction from stone coal.