What is a mine’s main output? Minerals would be the first, obvious answer: there are mines around the globe producing thousands or even millions of tons of minerals.

So far, so good. But what else? Tailings would be a second response. The Global Tailings Review estimates that there are about 217km³ worth of tailings around the world, which is also a significant output.

However, there is another type of asset that is the basis for it all, determining financial viability, scalability of a mine, and a business advantage over competitors: data.

Mining companies essentially base their entire operations on data…


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