Mining

The Future is Circular

Our current economy is built on taking finite materials and turning them into waste, so we can consume more finite materials. The system needs a complete overhaul.

EV Battery Recycling is Costly. These Five Startups Could Change That

Meet the American companies making lithium-ion battery recycling more profitable and sustainable than it’s ever been.

Two Southwest Tribes Raise Concerns Over Uranium Storage

Tribal communities in Arizona and Utah face environmental problems connected to the same radioactive resource: uranium.

Meet the Recycling Start-up Hustling to Keep EV Batteries Out of Landfills

Just four years after launching a pilot plant in Canada, Li-Cycle has raised US$500 million from high profile investors to build out EV battery recycling plants and hubs across the U.S.

The U.S. Is Not Winning The EV Race

Despite Tesla's success, the U.S. has already fallen behind China and faces massive supply chain problems going forward.

What happens if Indigenous people say no to mining the minerals needed to run EVs?

Governments and industry need to ramp up their partnership game to bring new minerals to market in time to be part of a net-zero solution.

The Bitcoin Recession

A financial microclimate that did not exist even two years ago and is strongly dependent on the trading price of Bitcoin has lost tens, probably hundreds, of billions of dollars in value in a matter...

The Next Industries to Be Transformed by Tech: Shipping and Mining

Mining and shipping are industries thus far almost wholly unreconstructed by mobile tech. But soon, remote-control earthmovers, sensor-connected containers, and network-linked augmented reality goggles will change both unalterably. The Internet of Things (IoT) is going...