Conversations about mining and society – the mine life cycle

Dr Anthony Hodge unpacks some of the key challenges facing the mining industry. Here he talks about sustainability, the metals supply conundrum, and more with Professor Anna Littleboy, leader of The Mine Life Cycle research program at The University of Queensland's Sustainable Mineral Institute.

The Sustainable Minerals Institute is the world’s leading research institute dedicated to finding knowledge-based solutions to the sustainability challenges of the minerals industry. It has expertise across the life-of-mine, from discovery to recovery, and in energy.

SMI is an institute of The University of Queensland, Australia.