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Mining talent for future of mining

In the last week of December 2016, the Telangana state chapter of Institution of Engineers (India) organised a one-day seminar on need for suitable mining education for future of mining industry in India. The seminar raised real concerns with regard to availability of human resources for mining industry and the role education and training institutions should play in preparing human resources for this critical industry for future [...]

Chinese steel faces a hostile world

Steel production worldwide has increased, prices everywhere are stable and rather strong, iron ore prices have risen, coking coal prices have fallen and ocean freight has been at one of its lowest points. These are neither matters of any analytical significance nor are they developments to shape the long term future of the industry [...]