The reality of mine closures

Just south of Krugersdorp, the Lancaster Dam collects polluted runoff from the surrounding Mintails Mining South Africa operations.

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The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report says that South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science.

Poor scores in maths and science leave South Africa bottom

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report says that South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science.

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The pros and cons of moon mining

The pros and cons of moon mining

Across history, human development has relied upon the infinite resources available on earth. But the moon may actually be a treasure trove of rare resources vital to earth’s future. And now, nations are looking upwards to a potential lunar gold rush.

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Could moon mining be a reality soon?

Could moon mining be a reality soon?

Ever since we began sending crewed missions to the moon, people have been dreaming of the day when we might one day colonise it. Just imagine, a settlement on the lunar surface, where everyone constantly feels only about 15% as heavy as they do here on Earth.

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