The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.
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Australian researchers say acacia trees and termites that thrive in arid climate conditions can guide explorers towards rich gold deposits.
A nickel spike found in sediments above the spot where a giant asteroid hit the Earth some 66 million years ago, may help scientists trace segments of the celestial body that wiped out dinosaurs and 75% of all organisms on the planet.
The diamond producer by value sold $418 million of gems in its 10th cycle, compared with $476 million at its previous offering, which shows demand has slowed since India's withdrawal of high-value bills.
Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB has been named coordinator of the European consortium on Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS). This mining industry initiative is funded by Horizon 2020, the biggest EU research and innovation program ever.
Technological leaps have allowed companies to create large numbers of gem-quality stones inexpensively, but very few know how they are really made.
Taking their mining research partnership to the next level, the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) have established the Joint International Research Laboratory of China-Africa Mining Geospatial Informatics at a ceremony in Xuzhou, China recently.
Move takes the group’s total investment in the Indian city of Surat, which has the largest concentration of diamond skilled workers in the world, to $15 million.
MICROMINE considers these educational partnerships to be a strategic investment in the development of local communities and the future of the mining industry.
While most miners have managed to straighten the balance sheets, they have not began preparing to deal with a new looming risk —their ability to access workers with the skills needed in an upswing.
senseFly, the world’s first choice producer of professional mapping drones, will host a free educational webinar on the applications of drones for professional surveying and mapping.
Suncor experienced a 50% reduction in incidents and a 3.5% productivity increase by training trucks operators using both computer-based and hands-on tools.
SME program supports U.S. educators
Scientists say precious stones could have a more practical, equally long-term use one day.
MICROMINE’s Academic Licencing Scheme (ALS) partners with Indonesian universities to allow for real time learning
MICROMINE’s ALS partnerships aim to create an environment for real time learning and provide students with valuable on the job skills. MICROMINE’s Academic Licencing Scheme (ALS) has been introduced in over 120 academic institutions world-wide and now expands to three new universities in Indonesia.
Micromine allows students to use and experience valuable on the job skills through its easy-to-use features
MICROMINE’s Academic Licensing Scheme (ALS) continues to assist students with industry based learning and on the job skills by partnering with the University of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SD Mines) in 2016 and beyond.
More than 15 million Americans live within a one-mile radius of unconventional oil and gas (UOG) operations.
Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group and the University of British Columbia have formed a research partnership that will allow the two organizations to collaborate in developing technology and innovative solutions for the mining tire industry.
PeopleMine seeks to connect individuals who work, or aim to do so, in the resources sector.
Researchers at the Canadian University of British Columbia (UBC) have isolated organisms that cause acid-rock drainage in mining operations.
Scam artists have turned their attention to the mining sector's large legion of job-seekers, several of whom are already out thousands of dollars.
The Carbon Scout was designed to help gold mine operators optimise process plant efficiency and reduce gold losses is to be brought to market in a collaboration between Curtin University and Gekko Systems.
To allow more cooperation and information-sharing, the heads of South Africa’s four university mining schools have launched Mining Engineering Education South Africa (MEESA).
EduMine's mining campus just became a lot smarter, with expanded training content that covers the mining workforce and delivery by an LMS platform designed for mining.
New study shows that mining and milling uranium contributes very few greenhouse gases to the total emissions produced by nuclear power generation.