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Miners must manage key 'resource' better

Miners are not using big data well, is the latest caution from a respected international technology and strategy firm. Perhaps it needs to be viewed alongside last year’s proclamation by IT giant IBM that, “data is becoming nearly as valuable a resource in the [mining] industry as the metals and minerals themselves”.

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If that is the case – and it does seem, at first glance, to be among the more debatable hypotheses to come from a technology major willing the high-spending mining industry to be more progressive