Global forces shaping the future of mining and how to navigate them

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aidan Davy, Chief Operating Officer, International Council on Mining and Metals There are many reports analysing the risks facing the mining industry, but how should companies consider the implications for their business? Rather than focusing on complex risks […]

Germany is turning its old mines into tourist hotspots

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content Set in the foothills of mountains, surrounded by greenery and dotted with buzzing cafés, visitors to Germany’s Lusatian Lake District may have little idea of the scarred landscape beneath the peaceful waters. Thirty years […]

Abandoned mines could become the farms of the future

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John McKenna, Formative Content Coal mines and inner-city tunnels could be transformed into farms to help feed the planet’s growing population. Academics are exploring the use of abandoned mines and other subterranean facilities in the UK and China as […]