Mapping old gold mine to establish laboratory for all major scientific fields’ underground needs

International MiningEditorial input has been requested for International Mining’s Novermber focus on GPS and surveying. On that subject, news comes from the USA that MaptekTM I-SiteTM laser scanning expertise and software is being used to map the geology and layout of the old Homestake gold mine in Lead, South Dakota. The Deep Underground Science and Engineering Lab (DUSEL) will provide for scientific studies in particle and nuclear physics, geology, hydrology, geo-engineering, biology, and biochemistry. (more…)

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