Dear Minerva reader,

Welcome to the first issue of Minerva in 2018. In this issue, we have the pleasure to introduce Tomas Hakala, the new Executive Vice President, President of Services at Outotec. Other topics include the latest research work and development conducted on the Outotec HIGmill® grinding rotor; how electrochemical water treatment can help mining companies to comply with strict environmental water discharge limits; and discussion on the possibilities digitalization is bringing to operations monitoring and maintenance services.