June 2020

Despite the UK having little mining currently, London is still the preferred seat for any arbitration. While there are other ‘arbitration-friendly’ jurisdictions International commercial parties frequently contract subject to English law and other states often agree to this method. So why is London the centre, and who are the big players? We find out.

We also discover who is setting the standard in terms of technology, responsibility and legislation when it comes to sand mining, examine whether the mining supply chain is fit for purpose in the face of crisis, and look at Zambia's attempts to formalise artisinal gold mining. 

We also investigate the health risk posed by dust inhalation, round up technologies designed to improve ventilation underground, learn about Hexagon's online training course for modern mining, and break down everything you need to know about coal mining in 2020. 



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