A desktop computer screen containing Rodrigo Salgado's article titled Mining, slurry and the human side of leak detection in Latin AmericaHumans are central to mining and slurry pipeline operations

With the region holding a significant share in the production and reserves of the world’s minerals, mining has historically made up between 13% and 19% of Latin America’s direct investment from foreign territories and mining consistently remains a focal part of the economy in the region, but at what cost?

In our latest feature for International Mining, Sales Engineer Rodrigo Salgado covers the following areas:

  • Social responsibility challenges facing Latin America mining companies
  • The ethics of desalination
  • A water supply imbalance
  • Consequences and considerations
  • The humans behind mining pipeline operations