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How to mine diamonds for diamonds

Diamond mining is a profitable industry in Australia, but one that is proving challenging.In the past year, a new diamond mine has been announced and a mine that is set to open this year will be the largest diamond mine in Australia.Australian authorities are trying to get the Diamond Fields Corporation (DFSC) to set up…



What is the future of mining in Australia?

The future of Australia’s mining industry is in doubt, according to some of the country’s top mining executives.In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, Nick and I have the scoop on what we know and don’t know about the future mining industry in Australia.This story is part of the Next Big Thing series.Read more from…



How to mine ASIC chips for a living

The first time I heard the term ‘cpu mining’ was when I was working at the company that manufactured chips for the popular smartphone and tablet.It wasn’t until a few years later that I realised it was something I could be doing, although the process is much more complex than you might expect.“It was something…