Mining

Giant gold-filled rock found in Australia
Acacia employs around 2,600 Tanzanian nationals © Acacia Mining
Acacia Mining spent $434m with local Tanzanian firms
The average artisanal miner digs three bags a day © Getty
E-tagging and selfies to prove provenance
Artisanal mining employs more than 1.5m people in developing countries ©123RF
De Beers trials app to verify artisanal diamonds
Taskforce set up to boost mining sector
China chases lithium supply chain dominance
New BSI standards for use of drones will boost market potential, says BSI ©AdobeStocke drone industry is set to
Drone standards expected this year
HRW said Rolex received no ranking due to its lack of disclosure © PA Images
Jewellery brands failing on ethical supply chains
A new law could increase royalties mining companies are charged for cobalt from 2% to 10% ©Randgold Resources Limited
DRC tax to increase cobalt prices
Tin has replaced lead in electronic solder ©images-of-elements.com
Solder & soldiers: the rise of tin
Microsoft, Renault and Huawei were criticised for poor efforts to protect DRC children from cobalt mining © Amnesty International
Electronics firms failing on ethical cobalt
Ghana harnesses mining procurement to boost growth