Every picture tells a story, but for a sector as complex and fascinating as mining, sometimes it takes a clever combination of words and pictures to make aspects of our story easily understandable at a glance. As author, data journalist and information designer David McCandless said in his TED talk: "By visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes, a sort of information map. And when you're lost in information, an information map is kind of useful."
We've searched the web to find some of the most interesting, informative and inspiring infographics on mining. You can see the ones that caught our attention on our Pinterest pinboards, or simply click through the selection below and get ready to learn tons of new things about mining and how it affects your life.
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