MINE Australia

The next issue of MINE is the second special issue of MINE Australia. We find out more about the smaller mining companies leading the charge in Australia and how their business models differ from more traditional mining giants.

Mines across Queensland and Western Australia are quickly recovering from the commodities downturn, but many firms are still struggling to fill positions despite offering attractive salaries. Can Australian miners recruit enough staff to take advantage of a new boom?

We also explore Australia’s budding battery business, with several companies starting to cash in as demand for energy storage solutions and electric cars soars, and consider the risks posed by mining to wildlife, after a new snake species discovered in Australia was designated at risk from local mining activities.

Finally, we ask whether mining companies need to wake up to the threats posed by potential holes in their cybersecurity systems, and find out how 5G mobile technology is helping to unlock the next generation of autonomous mining vehicles.



Katie Woodward

Commissioning Editor

Daniel Garrun


JP Casey, Talal Husseini, Molly Lempriere, Heidi Vella

Magazine Designer

Ashley McPherson

Graphic Designers

Anett Arc, Paulius Zutautas, Kate Cuntapay, Marzia Compassi, Sara Basto, Marzia Del Gaone, Tyrrell Lowe

Lead Designer

John Hammond

Group Editor

Susanne Hauner

Digital Publishing Director

Duncan West


Deputy Editor

Callum Tyndall


Sales Manager

Tariq Khan
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