This collaborative industry and academic initiative, led by the University of Toronto, will conduct research and develop solutions which will create enhanced strategies within mine development and operations for managing wastewater and reducing environmental footprint.
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A practical method for extracting the uranium present in the oceans could help make nuclear power a viable part of the quest for a carbon-free energy future, researchers say.
Students win in two mine rescue categories and overall title
Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies, today announced it has passed 2,000 retail doors globally, following the opening of the Zen Diamond Anatolium store in the city of Bursa in Turkey. The milestone consolidates Forevermark’s position as one of the world’s fastest-growing diamond brands.
Six student teams from Ontario, Quebec, and the United States are entering the final round of the ”Goodman Gold Challenge” - a new mining investment competition for undergraduate students.
The three new minerals, leesite, leószilárdite and redcanyonite, will allow researchers to study how different forms of uranium can propagate in the natural environment.
Chattahoochee Tech, Kennesaw State and Reinhart University students talk technology, job prospects and train on Komatsu equipment
Northern College hosted a team of University of Toronto researchers who arrived at the Timmins Campus Monday. Their three-day visit was a continuation of the research on the 1.5 billion-year-old water, believed to be the world’s oldest water ever found, discovered at Glencore’s Kidd Operations.
The world's top diamond producer sold $720 million of rough gems at its January offering as retailers restocked after the holidays.
The three partners are now allowing members to access a vast arrange of peer-reviewed courses via the respective Campus, at membership enrollment prices.
The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.
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.