Obituary – Ian Chaston FIMMM

Ian Chaston, 1931–2014, started his metallurgical career in Thailand, in the tin industry, but his subsequent career took him all over the world, and his speciality, at which he excelled, was heavy media separation.

Q&A - Dr Pat Foster on mining safety

Rhiannon Garth Jones talks to Pat Foster about mining safety, education and the future of the industry

Madagascar welcomed back

Michael Schwartz takes a look at two key mining projects in Madagascar

Wasting paper?

An unusual application of waste paper is explained by Dr Anthony Crabbe and Dr Anton Ianakiev

Material of the month – Platinum

Anna Ploszajski explores the properties of platinum