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Our selection of videos on this month's theme: The future of mining.

 

Africa's mining industry outlook 2017
Africa contains an estimated 30 per cent of the world's mineral resources. Natural resources have accounted for about 35 per cent of Africa's growth since 2000. Nonetheless, international investors and mining companies remain cautious, owing to Africa's never-ending challenges, including a lack of infrastructure, power and political instability, to name a few. On this CNBC Africa special we look back at 2016 and what trends we may see this year.

 

Peter Bryant on Classic Business: The Future of Mining in Africa - The Development Partner Approach
This podcast is courtesy of Classic Business on Classic FM South Africa. Peter Bryant, a senior fellow and honorary co-founder of the Kellogg Innovation Network, discusses the origins of the development partner framework and its implications for the future of mining in Africa at the Mining Indaba 2016 conference, Feb. 8-11, 2016.

 

Strikes, politics & China: the future of mining in southern Africa (long version)
GoldSeek.com TV presents an exclusive interview with STANLIB (www.stanlib.com) Asset Management's resource analyst Kobus Nell. Mr. Nell discusses the fast-moving outlook for gold and platinum mining as well as the diamond industry in southern Africa with (Jonathan Roth) www.GoldSeek.com.

 

The future of mining in Zambia
Africa is a continent blessed in natural resources. Given the continents' painful past, this can either be viewed as more of a curse than a blessing. Celebrating 50 years of independence and 14 years since the re-privatization of its mines, Zambia is an economy looking to gain traction on its own resource growth trajectory. CNBC Africa's Gugulethu Mfuphi sits down with leaders in the country's mining fraternity as they give their insights into the future of mining in Zambia; these include Nathan Chishimba, director of Barrick Lumwana Mine, Jackson Sikamo, president of Zambia Chamber of Mines and Mathias Mpande, economist & lecturer at the University of Zambia

 

SAP Digital Mining Africa
A video describing the opportunities for businesses to design the Digital Mine of the future, today.

 

Mining trends across Africa
Mining across the continent is a strategic economic activity, and given that the continent expansive mineral reserves, it has the potential to catapult economic growth. So what are the trends and vision for miners across Africa? We are coming to you again today from the Mining Lekgotla 2014, a think-thank bringing together, legislators, miners and unions.

 

African mining: Opportunities and challenges
Africa's mineral industry is the largest mineral industries in the world. Mineral-rich countries in Africa enjoyed a mining boom between 2002 and 2007 as metal and oil prices nearly tripled. Companies competed furiously for new mines to meet growing world demand. But since then, amidst a global economic downturn, it hasn't been an easy time for the mining sector with commodity price volatility. On this CNBC Africa Special we talk to a panel of experts on what it takes to mine in Africa.

 

The Future of Asteroid Mining - DaVinci Institute
On top of the world in the vibrant Colorado tech, start-up + CoWorking hub, we're boundless in our purpose in building business innovation and technology education. We're not just a futurist think tank, but a working laboratory for tomorrow.

 

Marco Streng - CEO at Genesis Mining - The Future of Mining
Marco Streng - CEO at Genesis Mining - The Future of Mining

 

Innovation, Safety and the Future of Mining | Curtin University Lecture
The future of mining, where is it going? Join our four prominent alumni as they lead this conversation and share their expertise on innovation, safety, policy and leadership within the industry.

 

The Mine of the Future—Clareo's Peter Bryant at SME Conference
Peter Bryant, partner at Clareo and Senior Fellow, the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN), discusses the mining company of the future at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration's conference.

 

3D printing, drones, IoT and the future of mining
Drones, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud are some of the technology developments that will be used over the next five years to enable innovation in the mining and resources industry. Alan Hindes, Telstra Mining Executive, highlights the key trends that will be used by this industry to meet the ever increasing demands for improvements in safety and productivity.

 

The future of mining
Securing the future of mining through integrated operations and advanced information technology.

 

Mine of the Future™ – people and technology working together
Every new Mine of the Future™ technology begins with the question: ‘What new idea can we bring to mining to make it safer, more productive, or more sustainable?’

 

Asteroid Mining - The Future of Space Industry
Asteroid Mining the the future of the space industry. Once we have finally achieved the ability to prospect, mine and refine products found in asteroids the ability to build space structures like a lunar and mars base greatly increases as we can avoid that pesky launch cost.

 

Mining The Universe For The Future
Deep Space Industries (http://deepspaceindustries.com) is ready to begin harvesting the resources of space both for their use in space and to increase the wealth and prosperity of the entire world. DSI will build on the incredible heritage of the first age of space exploration and harness the power of a new age of information to locate, explore, harvest and utilize the vast numbers of asteroids in Earth's community. We will do so by being creative and practical -- taking small steps to begin with, and giant leaps when we can -- to supply our customers and provide a new and hopeful future for humanity.

 

Mining the Moon
In the coming decades, both companies and governments may return to the Moon in search of future raw materials and energy supplies.

 

The Future of Mining: Supercomputers, Drones
Amid a prolonged downturn in commodity prices, miners such as BHP Billiton Ltd. are trying out new equipment, from supercomputers to drones, that executives say could change the way natural resources are mined.

 

Mining Industry Scenarios 2011-2014
How could the mining industry develop in the period 2011 to 2014? Two scenarios are developed by thebusinessofmining.com to challenge the mental frameworks of professionals in the industry.

 

The future of mining in South Africa
John Defterios speaks to South African Planning Minister Trevor Manuel about changes for the mining industry.

 

Strikes, politics & China: the future of mining in southern Africa
GoldSeek.com TV presents an exclusive interview with STANLIB (www.stanlib.com) Asset Management's resource analyst Kobus Nell. Mr. Nell discusses the fast-moving outlook for gold and platinum mining as well as the diamond industry in southern Africa with (Jonathan Roth).

 

Achieving High Performance for Mining in 2020: Six Strategies for Safe, Sustainable and Superior Operations
Economic growth and global urbanization are among the factors driving strong demand for mining commodities. The Accenture study, Achieving High Performance for Mining in 2020, analyses six strategies for mining leaders to achieve safe, sustainable and superior operations.

 

Achieving High Performance for Mining in 2020
Despite short-term volatility, strong long-term demand is likely for mining commodities, owing to increasing urbanisation-and-consumption. That's according to consultancy group Accenture.

 

SA Mining: Beyond the Noise - Part 1
South Africa Mining - Beyond the Noise takes a look at the state as well as the future of the mining industry in South Africa.

 

SA Mining: Beyond the Noise - Part 2
South Africa Mining - Beyond the Noise takes a look at the state as well as the future of the mining industry in South Africa.

 

Future Trends in the Mining Industry
A series of presentations from leaders in the mining industry who examine the emerging opportunities in the mining industry, ranging from mineral exploration and extraction, to finance, to environmental management. A particular focus is made on workforce needs and expected trends in employment.

 

Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil
Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem - the Transition response, where we prepare ourselves for life without oil and sacrifice our luxuries to build systems and communities that are completely independent of fossil fuels.

 

The Future of Asteroid Mining
Mining for precious metals in space isn't just for Starcraft and Mass Effect fans anymore. Kevin Pereira talks to Dr. Peter Diamandis from the X Prize Foundation and Zero Gravity Corporation to talk about why people like James Cameron are investing.

 

Asteroid Mining: Science or Fiction
The goal, trillions, in riches from asteroids, has now been verified. But what obstacles and milestones stand along our twenty-year path? Astronomer and Science Fiction author David Brin lays out some preliminary points to consider.

 

Rio Tinto - Mine of the Future
Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future™ programme will introduce a fleet of new driverless trucks and remote controlled equipment where current site based employees will, in the future, be based in a city thousands of kilometres away.

 

Mining Minerals From Seawater
Mining Minerals From Seawater

 

 

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